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Rep. Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) talks to reporters while announcing the House Democrats' new infrastructure plan during a news conference with Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.) (L) and Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) at the U.S. Capitol Feb. 8, 2018 in Washington, D.C.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Democratic Opponents of ‘Green New Deal’ Committee Received Big Fossil Fuel Donations

New Jersey Rep. Frank Pallone, likely the new Energy Committee chairman, has received $178,000 from energy and natural resources interests this election cycle alone.

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Conservative Democrat Continues to Take Koch Cash

Rep. Henry Cuellar of oil-rich Texas got another campaign donation from the PAC of GOP megadonor Charles Koch’s fossil fuel conglomerate, Koch Industries.

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Republicans Abandon Election Security

Republicans used to back election security, but now GOP leaders are taking their cue from the White House.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Were Democrats’ Main Bankrollers in 2018

A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives.