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Rep. Lois Frankel (D-Fla.) speaks during a news conference on immigration to condemn the Trump Administration's "zero tolerance" immigration policy, outside the U.S. Capitol on June 13, 2018 in Washington, D.C.Toya Sarno Jordan/Getty Images

Florida Rep Sells Stock in Private Prison Company After Report Reveals Investments

Days after this reporter revealed that Florida U.S. Rep. Lois Frankel owned stock in private prison giant CoreCivic, the lawmaker sold her shares.

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Lipinski ‘Proud’ of Endorsement From Railroad Lobbyist

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) gave the railroad industry multiple benefits as chair of the Railroad Subcommittee before receiving the endorsement of CSX lobbyist Tom Livingston.

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.