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Republican House candidate Mark Harris (NC-09), addresses the crowd as President Donald Trump (L) and Republican Congressional candidate Ted Budd (NC-13), listen at the Bojangles Coliseum on Oct. 26, 2018 in Charlotte, N.C.Sean Rayford/Getty Images

Top GOP Lawmakers Bankroll Candidate Who Said Islam Was the Work of Satan

Dozens of Republican members of Congress have donated to the campaign of Mark Harris, a far-right evangelical who hopes to represent N.C. in the House.

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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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