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Democrat Andy Kim rejected corporate PAC money and ousted an incumbent U.S. House Republican in New Jersey.Andy Kim for Congress

The Verdict Is In: Rejecting Corporate Cash Wins Elections

Dozens of Democratic House candidates touted their rejection of corporate PAC donations, helping them raise individual contributions and oust incumbents.

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

A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Buttigieg’s Antitrust Adviser is a Wells Fargo Attorney

The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.

Revolving Door Primary category in which blog post is published

WeWork’s Revolving-Door Games Called Into Question

Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.