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Activists march and rally against Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the Trump administration's immigration policies outside of the ICE offices in Federal Plaza, June 29, 2018 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images

ICE Foundation Directors Run Companies with ICE Contracts

Five out of the 10 directors and officers of a charitable foundation supporting Immigration and Customs Enforcement are affiliated with companies that have received funding from ICE or the foundation itself.

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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.