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U.S. Representative Steve King (R-Iowa) speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on Jan. 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa.Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images

Iowans Send White Supremacist Rep Back to Congress

Three of Iowa’s four congressional districts went to Democrats on Tuesday, but Steve King managed to hold on to Iowa’s 4th.

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McConnell Accelerates Judicial Confirmations After Taking a Quarter Million from Prominent Conservative Legal Activist

Federalist Society board member and Committee for Justice founder C. Boyden Gray recently gave his largest contribution ever to McConnell’s joint fundraising committee.

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Ethics Committee Republicans Defy Committee’s Own Financial Disclosure Recommendations

Three out of the five GOP members of the House Ethics Committee file paper disclosures, even as the committee “strongly urges” members to file electronically.

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🚨 SLUDGE REPORT: Billionaires’ Class Solidarity 🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.