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Florida Governor Rick Scott addresses supporters as he holds a Senate campaign rally at the Interstate Beverage Corp. on April 10, 2018 in Hialeah, Florida.Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Rick Scott Is Heavily Invested in Fossil Fuel Companies Donating to His Senate Campaign

Oil, gas and coal companies are bankrolling the Florida governor’s campaign to join the U.S. Senate as increasingly intense storms batter his state.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published
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Democratic Leaders Rake in Corporate Cash as ‘the Squad’ Sticks With Small Donors

A Sludge analysis of new second-quarter campaign finance reports has found that the Democratic leaders in the House combined to take in nearly $1.2 million in contributions from corporate and trade association PACs.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Days After Taking Money from Big Pharma, Bucshon Criticized Trump’s Drug Price Disclosure Rule

Bucshon's recent donors include the PACs of drug companies that sued the government to block the disclosure rule.

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.”