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GOP Picks a Top Oil and Gas Money Recipient as Climate Committee Ranking Member

Only six House members took more money from the oil and gas industry in 2018 than their pick, Rep. Garrett Graves.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.