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U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly (D-Ind.) (L) participates in a reenacted swearing-in with his wife Jill Donnelly and U.S. Vice President Joe Biden at the U.S. Capitol January 3, 2013 in Washington, D.C.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

SLUDGE REPORT: March 14, 2019

This week's 10 "sludgiest" political figures.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published
States Primary category in which blog post is published

A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Buttigieg’s Antitrust Adviser is a Wells Fargo Attorney

The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.

Revolving Door Primary category in which blog post is published

WeWork’s Revolving-Door Games Called Into Question

Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.