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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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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.