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Michael Bloomberg, a big Democratic donor and founder of finance firm Bloomberg LP, and Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) walk together on the East Front Steps of the Capitol Building.
Michael Bloomberg, a big Democratic donor and founder of finance firm Bloomberg LP, and Speaker of the House Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) walk together on the East Front Steps of the Capitol Building.Alex Wong/Getty Images

Hedge Fund Billionaires Were Democrats’ Main Bankrollers in 2018

A new report shows that three-quarters of the money that individuals donated to pro-Democrat outside spending groups in 2018 came from finance founders and executives.

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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.