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Donald Trump talks to supporters at a campaign rally in an airplane hanger at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport in Bentonville, Ark. on February 27, 2016. Benjamin Krain/Getty Images

Trump’s Megadonors Contribute to Racist House Candidate Disavowed by GOP

Poultry magnate Ronald Cameron and Mar-a-Lago member Anthony Lomangino maxed out to the congressional campaign of disgraced racist Seth Grossman of New Jersey.

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Seeking Signatures, Ballot Campaigns Face Social Distancing Challenges

Organizers working to gather petition signatures seek to protect public health and safety while qualifying for the November ballot.

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Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying For Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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