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Koch Industries CEO Charles Koch speaks at Fortune Brainstorm TECH 2016 on July 11, 2016 in Aspen, Colorado.Kevin Moloney/Fortune Brainstorm TECH

Koch-Backed SEC Commissioner Claims Corporate Law is in the Public Interest

A lawyer whose academic career was funded by billionaire libertarian Charles Koch is now on the SEC. She thinks corporate lawyers are doing God’s work.

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

An obscure congressional committee may help make Congress relevant again.

Opinion
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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.