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Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks at a rally on October 19, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey.
Democratic New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy speaks at a rally on October 19, 2017 in Newark, New Jersey. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

NJ Gov. Phil Murphy Vetoes Popular ‘Dark Money’ Disclosure Bill

The bill now goes back to the legislature, but advocates worry the veto may spell its doom.

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🚨 SLUDGE REPORT: Billionaires’ Class Solidarity 🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.

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Facebook Lobbyists Have Close Ties to Democratic Leaders

Several Facebook lobbyists have worked for top Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer, while none have worked for members of the Republican leadership.

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Kyrsten Sinema, the Only Anti-Net Neutrality Dem, Linked to Super PAC Run by a Comcast Lobbyist

The super PAC has made independent political expenditures to support Sinema's elections, and Sinema has directed donations to it through a PAC she used to chair.