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Thurgood Marshall, attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, reads "Political and Civil rights in the United States" to his son, Thurgood Jr., at home.
JUNE 21, 1958 - Thurgood Marshall, attorney for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, reads "Political and Civil rights in the United States" to his son, Thurgood Jr., at home. Getty Images

Thurgood Marshall Jr. Is Giving Thousands to a Private Prison PAC

Marshall, Jr., has been on the board on the second largest private prison company in the United States since 2002. In just 2016, he received $221,000 in compensation for working on the board.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

What the Mueller Report Tells Us About Campaign Finance Law and Foreign Interference

The report exposed vulnerabilities in our campaign finance system that extend far beyond Russia.

Opinion
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Leader Ben Ray Luján Endorses Green New Deal, Won’t Take Fossil Fuel Exploration Money

A spokesperson for Luján told Sludge that he won’t take money from fossil fuel PACs and executives, but he hasn’t signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Richard Neal Says He Supports the Striking Stop & Shop Workers

His record on Medicare for All, and his cozy relationship with the health insurance and pharmaceuticals industries, says otherwise.