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President Donald Trump listens as Florida GOP gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis speaks at a Make America Great Again Rally at the Florida State Fair Grounds Expo Hall on July 31, 2018 in Tampa, Florida.Joe Raedle/Getty Images

Koch and Adelson Come to the Rescue of Trump Devotee Ron DeSantis in Florida

Two of the biggest Republican megadonor families have donated millions to save Florida gubernatorial candidate Ron DeSantis.

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Conservative Democrat Continues to Take Koch Cash

Rep. Henry Cuellar of oil-rich Texas got another campaign donation from the PAC of GOP megadonor Charles Koch’s fossil fuel conglomerate, Koch Industries.

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Republicans Abandon Election Security

Republicans used to back election security, but now GOP leaders are taking their cue from the White House.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Were Democrats’ Main Bankrollers in 2018

A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives.