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Jon Kyl walking the halls of Congress when he was a senator in 2012Drew Angerer

John McCain’s Replacement is a Revolving-Door Lobbyist

As a lobbyist, Kyl pushed legislative issues for private clients that he could vote on as a member of the Senate

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

To Reassert Its Lost Power, Congress Must Join the 21st Century

An obscure congressional committee may help make Congress relevant again.

Opinion
Health Primary category in which blog post is published

These Corporations and Public Charities Funded the State Abortion Bans

A Sludge investigation has uncovered the sources of millions of dollars behind advocacy efforts to pass a slew of state abortion bans this year.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Richard Neal Tells Colleagues Not to Say ‘Medicare for All’ After Taking Checks from the Health Industry

Neal’s recent contributors include multiple companies represented in anti-Medicare for All lobbying group the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future.