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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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Seeking Signatures, Ballot Campaigns Face Social Distancing Challenges

Organizers working to gather petition signatures seek to protect public health and safety while qualifying for the November ballot.

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Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying For Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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