FULLERTON, CA - OCTOBER 04: Democratic congressional candidate Katie Porter (CA-45) waves at a 2018 mid-term elections rally. Porter is running against Republican Mimi Walter.Mario Tama/Getty Images

Facing a Wall Street Critic, Mimi Walters is Suddenly Popular With Finance Industry Donors

For the first time, Walters' top donors this cycle come from the securities and investment industry, and Goldman Sachs in particular.

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Astroturf Campaign Attacks Discount Drug Program for the Poor

An anti-government waste group is helping its Big Pharma funder oppose a discount drug program that doesn’t cost the government a penny.

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The World’s Most Expensive Weapon Has Flopped

The F-35 program could soon be scaled back—and possibly phased out—after gobbling up hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars.

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‘Red State Assault’ on Ballot Measures Threatens Direct Democracy

Lawmakers in 24 states have introduced restrictions on ballot initiatives after voters passed measures last year including legalizing marijuana and raising the minimum wage.