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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) talks to reporters during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol on Feb. 8, 2018 in Washington, D.C. Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.), head of the DCCC, is on the right. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

As it Works to Stifle Primary Challengers, DCCC Takes More Money from Corporate Lobbyists

A number of lobbyists representing major health insurers and oil and gas giants are bundling big checks for the DCCC.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

What the Mueller Report Tells Us About Campaign Finance Law and Foreign Interference

The report exposed vulnerabilities in our campaign finance system that extend far beyond Russia.

Opinion
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Democratic Leader Ben Ray Luján Endorses Green New Deal, Won’t Take Fossil Fuel Exploration Money

A spokesperson for Luján told Sludge that he won’t take money from fossil fuel PACs and executives, but he hasn’t signed the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Richard Neal Says He Supports the Striking Stop & Shop Workers

His record on Medicare for All, and his cozy relationship with the health insurance and pharmaceuticals industries, says otherwise.