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NEW YORK- OCTOBER 18: Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America, speaks with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during at the annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation dinner. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Bloomberg’s Spending to Help Democrats Ratchets Up

Billionaire Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his PAC have spent at least $16.8 million on the midterms.

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

Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.