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U.S. Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) speaks during a hearing before the House Judiciary Committee June 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.Alex Wong/Getty Images

Despite White Supremacist Statements, Steve King Still Getting Corporate Cash

After dozens of media reports that GOP Rep. Steve King left a tour of Auschwitz to give an interview to an Austrian, neo-Nazi-linked publication, King keeps getting campaign cash.

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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.

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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.

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🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.