President Trump Hosts Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Of Saudi Arabia To White House
WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 20: President Donald Trump holds up a chart of military hardware sales as he meets with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

It’s Not Just Trump: Defense-Backed Lawmakers Are Also Standing With the Saudis

A Sludge analysis shows that lawmakers with large campaign contributions from the defense industry are more likely to defend the U.S. military's relationship with Saudi Arabia.

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Dems Who Rejected Corporate PACs Took Money from Corporate-Funded NewDemPAC

NewDemPAC receives contributions from PACs of nearly every major American corporation.

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America’s Biggest Wildfire Profiteer Is Major Donor to Republicans Whose Policies Benefit His Business

Scientists say that post-fire logging makes future wildfires more likely, but Republicans with funding from the logging industry are trying to expand the practice.

‘Medicare for All’ Skeptic Richard Neal Can Block Progressive Health Care Bills From His New Committee Perch

Neal has taken millions from the health care industry, and now it's time to deliver.