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WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 11: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks after a bill signing ceremony in the Oval Office at the White House.Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Senate Votes to Reverse Rule Allowing Dark Money Groups to Further Mask Donors

The House must also pass the measure before it can be sent to President Trump for his signature or veto.

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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.