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DCCC Chair Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) helps introduce a campaign aimed at "taking back the power from special interests and getting rid of the pay-to-play culture of corruption, cronyism and incompetence embodied by the Trump Administration" on May 21, 2018.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Health Industry Lobbyists Pump More Money into Democrats’ Congressional Campaign Arm

Lobbyists who represent health industry companies and trade groups campaigning against Medicare for All have become valuable fundraising assets for the DCCC.

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Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

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Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

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McKinsey Employees Open Their Wallets for Alumnus Pete Buttigieg

Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete's presidential campaign.