An oil refinery is situated along a highway on January 21, 2016 in Big Spring, TexasSpencer Platt/Getty Images

Trade Group for Small, Independent Oil Producers Has Deep Ties to Big Oil

Through think tanks, academia, and its own public education website, the Independent Petroleum Association of America is intertwined with many of the largest oil and gas companies in the world.

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The Secretive Group Steering the Dems

The Democratic caucus group that puts corporate Dems in key committee seats won't release its rules or disclose its members.

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The Insurance Industry’s Favorite Rep Delivers Again

Richard Neal, the top House recipient of insurance industry cash, rewrote the Democrats' family leave proposal so insurance companies can keep skimming profits.

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Democrats Have Lost Nine Senate Seats in Close Contests Since 2012

The populist economic message that kept Democratic voter turnout high in this year's Georgia Senate runoffs has largely been absent over the past decade of close losses.