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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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Taxes Primary category in which blog post is published

Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

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Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.

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Top Democratic Law Firm Helps Oil Companies Dodge Climate Regulations

Perkins Coie, a law firm with deep ties to the Democratic Party, is lobbying for fossil fuel clients to win exemptions from a federal program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.