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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.

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Leader of Centrist Climate Caucus Has Millions Invested in Oil and Gas Companies

Rep. Rooney, who is reviving the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, favors a carbon tax plan that mirrors a proposal put forth by the fossil fuel industry.

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A Lobbyist Raising Money for Biden Is Fighting Measures to Crack Down on Foreign Election Influence

Ken Jarin, who is raising money for Biden's campaign, leads Ballard Spahr’s government affairs operation, which lobbies for subsidiaries of foreign companies opposing efforts to improve lobbying transparency and prevent foreign election influence.