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LANSING, MICHIGAN – JULY 18: Activists rally at the Michigan Supreme Court in support of the independent redistricting measure. Represent.Us

Despite Ties to Opposition, Michigan High Court Approves Redistricting Measure for November Ballot

In a 4-3 decision, the Michigan Supreme Court ruled that an independent redistricting ballot initiative can appear before voters in November.

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Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

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House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

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🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.