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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.

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McConnell Accelerates Judicial Confirmations After Taking a Quarter Million from Prominent Conservative Legal Activist

Federalist Society board member and Committee for Justice founder C. Boyden Gray recently gave his largest contribution ever to McConnell’s joint fundraising committee.

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Ethics Committee Republicans Defy Committee’s Own Financial Disclosure Recommendations

Three out of the five GOP members of the House Ethics Committee file paper disclosures, even as the committee “strongly urges” members to file electronically.

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🚨 SLUDGE REPORT: Billionaires’ Class Solidarity 🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.