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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.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

McKinsey Employees Open Their Wallets for Alumnus Pete Buttigieg

Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete's presidential campaign.