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Congressman Paul Gosar speaks at the Arizona Chamber of Commerce & Industry's 2014 Arizona Manufacturing Summit in Phoenix.Gage Skidmore/Flickr

Arizona Rep Took $10,000 Trip to Speak at British Anti-Muslim Rally

Under the guise of free speech protection, Rep. Paul Gosar of Arizona took a pricey trip to London in July, funded by an anti-Muslim group based in Philadelphia.

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A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

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Buttigieg’s Antitrust Adviser is a Wells Fargo Attorney

The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.

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WeWork’s Revolving-Door Games Called Into Question

Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.