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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.)Al Drago / Getty Images

After Years of Obstruction, Congress Passes Electronic Filing Requirement for Senate Candidates

Despite opposition from McConnell, legislation ending the use of paper forms for campaign finance reporting is close to becoming law.

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Corporate Consultants Voted for New Lobbyists on the DNC

Executives at well-connected corporate consultancies voted to approve DNC Chair Jaime Harrison's slate of "at-large" members, which included several new corporate lobbyists.

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Major US Companies Slam Voter Suppression Laws Then Donate to Their Sponsors

The companies' donations appear to contradict their public statements in support of voting rights.

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Reps Bought Pipeline Stocks Before Passing the Infrastructure Bill

While Congress considered infrastructure and climate legislation last year, reps kept up a stream of trades in oil and gas pipeline company stocks.