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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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Lipinski ‘Proud’ of Endorsement From Railroad Lobbyist

Rep. Dan Lipinski (D-Ill.) gave the railroad industry multiple benefits as chair of the Railroad Subcommittee before receiving the endorsement of CSX lobbyist Tom Livingston.

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.