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A screenshot from an ad attacking Republican Rep. Steve King (Iowa) financed by American Values PAC.American Values PAC/YouTube

Former GOP Megadonor Funds Attack Ads Against White Supremacist Steve King

Hedge fund manager Seth Klarman used to donate to Republicans, but he’s on a mission to oust white supremacist Steve King and Trump stalwart Devin Nunes.

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NY Assembly Leaders Get Very Little Dough from Actual Humans in Their Districts

In the wake of the New York Assembly’s surprise punt on creating a public campaign finance system, a new report highlights the extent to which Assembly leaders rely on corporations and out-of-district donors to fund their campaigns.

Trump’s FAA Is Captured by Boeing, and Only Ted Cruz is Outraged?

Boeing is providing Trump-level cooperation with the House Transportation Committee, but no subpoena has been issued.

Opinion
2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

DCCC Vendors Work for Corporations Lobbying Against Democratic Policies

The DCCC has blacklisted vendors that work with progressive challengers, but it continues to pay those whose corporate clients work to block policies like net neutrality and Medicare for All.