Two-liter bottles of regular and diet soda are seen for sale at a Manhattan store on May 31, 2012 in New York City.Mario Tama/Getty Images

Revolving Door: Lobbyists-Turned-USDA-Officials Work With Junk Food Industry to Keep Soda, Candy in SNAP Program

Two top USDA officials in charge of SNAP policy who previously lobbied for grocers, soda and snack food trade groups were in frequent communication with the groups’ chief lobbyists.

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A Big Tech Showdown in Arizona

The state is attempting to pass a bill that would allow app developers to avoid taxes from Apple and Google. Some Democrats are opposed.

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House Dems Pass Sweeping Campaign Finance and Voting Reform Bill

The landmark democracy reform package moves on to a Senate hearing later this month.