WASHINGTON, DC -Demonstrators gather outside of The United States Supreme Court during an oral arguments in Gill v. Whitford to call for an end to partisan gerrymandering. (Photo by Olivier Douliery/Getty Images)

ALEC Launches Effort to Protect Gerrymandering from Judges

Efforts to limit the courts' role in creating district maps come as 2020 redistricting looms.

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Democrats on Key Energy Subcommittees Have Financial Stakes in Oil and Gas Companies

Seven Democratic members of the House Energy Committee’s Energy and Environment subcommittees collectively own at least $2.3 million worth of stock in the oil and gas industry.

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Senate Votes to Reverse Rule Allowing Dark Money Groups to Further Mask Donors

The House must also pass the measure before it can be sent to President Trump for his signature or veto.

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Mystery Donor Revealed: Republican Estée Lauder Heir Spent $100,000 to Boost Green Party Candidate

Yep, you read that right: A businessman and GOP megadonor gave big bucks to an obscure Texas-based super PAC that typically backs Republicans.