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David Boies, Mary Boies, and Harvey Weinstein attend the TIME 100 Gala. April 26, 2011.Getty Images

Cuomo Received $25,000 From Weinstein Lawyer’s Firm as He Suspended Probe

The contribution from Weinstein's former lawyer was made the same month Cuomo suspended an investigation into the New York district attorney's failure to prosecute Harvey Weinstein in 2015.

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Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

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Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.

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Top Democratic Law Firm Helps Oil Companies Dodge Climate Regulations

Perkins Coie, a law firm with deep ties to the Democratic Party, is lobbying for fossil fuel clients to win exemptions from a federal program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.