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U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks at the 'Conversations that Count' event during the Black Enterprise Women of Power Summit at The Mirage Hotel & Casino on March 1, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.Ethan Miller / Getty Images

How Kamala Harris Helped Her Hollywood Donors Censor the Web

Harris, who has taken more than $1 million in campaign contributions from the entertainment industry, was a key player behind SESTA-FOSTA, a bill that internet freedom advocates say threatens the open internet.

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Seeking Signatures, Ballot Campaigns Face Social Distancing Challenges

Organizers working to gather petition signatures seek to protect public health and safety while qualifying for the November ballot.

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Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying For Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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