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Gov. of Puerto Rico, Ricardo Rossello-Nevares, Gov. of New York, Andrew Cuomo, and Adjutant General of Puerto Rico, Brig. Gen. Isabelo Rivera, visit the flooded communities of Condado and Isla Verde, San Juan and Carolina, P.R. on Sept. 22, 2017.Sgt. Jose Ahiram Diaz-Ramos/PRNGPAO

Cuomo Campaign Bolstered by Puerto Rico Bondholders Causing Austerity in the Territory

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is in Puerto Rico this week to help rebuilding efforts. But his reelection campaign has accepted five-figure donations from top financial executives whose firms’ demands have led to austerity measures there.

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Conservative Democrat Continues to Take Koch Cash

Rep. Henry Cuellar of oil-rich Texas got another campaign donation from the PAC of GOP megadonor Charles Koch’s fossil fuel conglomerate, Koch Industries.

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Republicans Abandon Election Security

Republicans used to back election security, but now GOP leaders are taking their cue from the White House.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Were Democrats’ Main Bankrollers in 2018

A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives.