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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.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

McKinsey Employees Open Their Wallets for Alumnus Pete Buttigieg

Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete's presidential campaign.