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WASHINGTON, DC - FEBRUARY 21: Joe Crowley; former congressman and Don Johnson; former congressman talk about Why Trade Matters during the Prospects for USMCA Ratification Trilateral Dialogue.Tasos Katopodis / Getty Images

Defeated by AOC, Crowley Now Pushes Trump’s Trade Deal for K Street

Crowley lends insider knowledge to his former-donors-turned-current-employers’ efforts to get Trump’s package of pro-corporate “trade” provisions passed.

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Lipinski ‘Proud’ of Endorsement From Railroad Lobbyist

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) gave the railroad industry multiple benefits as chair of the Railroad Subcommittee before receiving the endorsement of CSX lobbyist Tom Livingston.

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.