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WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 19: Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh leaves his home Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images

Following Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations, Facebook Ads Target Female Baby Boomers

Since sexual assault allegations surfaced against Trump’s nominee to the Supreme Court, Facebook ads opposing Kavanaugh’s vastly outnumbered ads in favor of his nomination.

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Seeking Signatures, Ballot Campaigns Face Social Distancing Challenges

Organizers working to gather petition signatures seek to protect public health and safety while qualifying for the November ballot.

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Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying For Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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