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Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) speaks during a news conference on President Donald Trump's Clean Energy Plan replacement on Capitol Hill on Aug. 21, 2018 in Washington, D.C.Zach Gibson/Getty Images

STOCK TICKER: Tom Carper’s Spouse Invests in Marathon Petroleum

The wife of the ranking member on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee bought stock in an oil company in November.

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Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

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House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

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🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.