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WASHINGTON, DC - JULY 11: Sen. Heidi Heitkamp addresses the media. Heitkamp has received more bank industry money than any other senator. Alex Wong / Getty Images

Dems in ‘Toss-up’ Races Turn to Wall Street for Campaign Funds

After voting to deregulate the banks, Senate Democrats in close races are funding their campaigns with bank industry money

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

To Reassert Its Lost Power, Congress Must Join the 21st Century

An obscure congressional committee may help make Congress relevant again.

Opinion
Health Primary category in which blog post is published

These Corporations and Public Charities Funded the State Abortion Bans

A Sludge investigation has uncovered the sources of millions of dollars behind advocacy efforts to pass a slew of state abortion bans this year.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Richard Neal Tells Colleagues Not to Say ‘Medicare for All’ After Taking Checks from the Health Industry

Neal’s recent contributors include multiple companies represented in anti-Medicare for All lobbying group the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future.