WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 10: Facebook co-founder, Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg arrives to testify before a combined Senate Judiciary and Commerce committee hearing.(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Under Threat of Regulations, Facebook Increases Lobbying in State Legislatures

Social media giant Facebook increased its state-level lobbying expenditures by 31 percent following the 2016 election.

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Committee Asking for More War Ships Is Led by a General Dynamics-Funded Rep

Chairman Joe Courtney has received $237,000 from General Dynamics' PAC and employees over his House career.

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Manchin Donates to Burr’s Legal Defense

The donation came after Republican Sen. Richard Burr faced an investigation over possible insider trading.

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Congress Won’t Stop Trading Stocks

Researchers studying congressional stock ownership have found that the practice has effects on lobbying activity and potentially on market movements.