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Rep. Greg Walden fireside chat at State of the Net conference, on January 29, 2018.Internet Education Foundation

Comcast’s Favorite Congressman Doesn’t Need the Money

Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon is in a safely Republican district. But as a staunch opponent of net neutrality who chairs the committee overseeing the FCC, his campaign has continued to be rewarded with telecom cash.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published
Taxes Primary category in which blog post is published

Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Democratic Law Firm Helps Oil Companies Dodge Climate Regulations

Perkins Coie, a law firm with deep ties to the Democratic Party, is lobbying for fossil fuel clients to win exemptions from a federal program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.