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U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R-Tenn.) speaks at the Freedom Summit on April 12, 2014 in Manchester, N.H. AFP Action has spent $2.5 million to help her Senate campaign.Darren McCollester/Getty Images

Koch Brothers’ New Super PAC Spends $4 Million on Midterms Without Disclosing Donors

A new independent spending group tied to the billionaire Koch brothers has already spent millions of dollars on election ads but won’t reveal its funders until later this month.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published
Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Donna Shalala Opposes Florida Drug Import Bill, and So Do Her Pharma Lobbyist Donors

The Democratic congresswoman and former HHS secretary called a bill to allow her state to import cheaper drugs from Canada “the silliest thing I’ve ever heard of.”

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Private Equity’s Latest Scheme: Closing Urban Hospitals and Selling Off the Real Estate

Thousands are expected to rally Thursday against the closing of Hahnemann University Hospital, a 171-year-old facility in Center City Philadelphia.