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NEW YORK, NY - FEBRUARY 1 2014: Mayor of New York City Bill de Blasio (L) and New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo attend a ceremony for the NFL Super Bowl Host CommitteePhoto by Christopher Gregory/Getty Images

Cuomo and de Blasio Aim to Help Dems, But Donations so Far are Underwhelming

Their campaigns say that donations and campaigning for Democratic candidates have increased since the late September cutoff.

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Ethics Committee Republicans Defy Committee’s Own Financial Disclosure Recommendations

Three out of the five GOP members of the House Ethics Committee file paper disclosures, even as the committee “strongly urges” members to file electronically.

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🚨 SLUDGE REPORT: Billionaires’ Class Solidarity 🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.

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Facebook Lobbyists Have Close Ties to Democratic Leaders

Several Facebook lobbyists have worked for top Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer, while none have worked for members of the Republican leadership.