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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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Dems Cash in From Private Equity Firms They Defended at House Hearing

Reps. Gottheimer and Meeks formed a joint fundraising committee just days after defending private equity at a committee hearing. A new FEC filing shows it raised money almost exclusively from two companies that consumer advocates called out during the hearing.

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Is Your Rep Invested in Fossil Fuels?

Use the interactive map below to see if your representative owns stock in oil, gas, and coal companies.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Power New Democratic Super PAC

The group's top donor has a history of backing Republicans.