Joe Crowley, former Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, became a "shadow lobbyist" with D.C. giant Squire Patton Boggs after his 2018 primary defeat, before now being allowed to directly lobby his former colleagues after his one-year "cooling off" period. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

After Losing to Ocasio-Cortez, Crowley’s PAC Spends Big at the Tracks

The leadership PAC associated with the Queens kingmaker spent thousands of dollars at horse racing tracks, hotels, airfare and meals.

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Tax Chairman Neal Takes Checks From the Worst Corporate Tax Dodgers

Neal's Q1 FEC report shows donations from PACs of companies with tax rates as low as -34% last year.

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Chevron’s Ads Make Green Groups See Red

Chevron’s warm and fuzzy ads tout “the passion to be awed by nature” and the company’s pledge to meet people’s needs in “ever cleaner ways.” Environmental groups call the pitches greenwashing.

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Companies Signing Voting Rights Statement Are Members of Anti-HR 1 Lobbying Group

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned U.S. senators against voting for the Democrats’ election reform bill.