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Michigan Democratic Gubernatorial candidate Gretchen Whitmer addresses the 37th United Auto Workers Constitutional Convention June 14, 2018 at Cobo Center in Detroit, Michigan.Bill Pugliano/Getty Images

Shady Donations Leave Voters in the Dark as Michigan Governor’s Primary Approaches

In the Aug. 7 primary, three contenders will vie for the Democratic nomination. But murky pass-through donations and unaccounted-for money still loom, leaving voters without critical information days before the election.

Elections 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.