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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is joined by House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) for a news conference on Feb. 25, 2019 in Washington, D.C.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Top Hospital Lobbyist Predicts Pelosi Will Block Vote on Medicare for All

Medicare for All opponents have donated hundreds of thousands of dollars to Pelosi and House Democratic leaders.

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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.