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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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To Reassert Its Lost Power, Congress Must Join the 21st Century

An obscure congressional committee may help make Congress relevant again.

Opinion
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These Corporations and Public Charities Funded the State Abortion Bans

A Sludge investigation has uncovered the sources of millions of dollars behind advocacy efforts to pass a slew of state abortion bans this year.

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Richard Neal Tells Colleagues Not to Say ‘Medicare for All’ After Taking Checks from the Health Industry

Neal’s recent contributors include multiple companies represented in anti-Medicare for All lobbying group the Partnership for America’s Health Care Future.