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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and DCCC Chair Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) speak to the media on Feb. 8, 2018.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and DCCC Chair Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-Ill.) speak to the media on Feb. 8, 2018. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

DCCC Vendors Work for Corporations Lobbying Against Democratic Policies

The DCCC has blacklisted vendors that work with progressive challengers, but it continues to pay those whose corporate clients work to block policies like net neutrality and Medicare for All.

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Leader of Centrist Climate Caucus Has Millions Invested in Oil and Gas Companies

Rep. Rooney, who is reviving the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, favors a carbon tax plan that mirrors a proposal put forth by the fossil fuel industry.

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A Lobbyist Raising Money for Biden Is Fighting Measures to Crack Down on Foreign Election Influence

Ken Jarin, who is raising money for Biden's campaign, leads Ballard Spahr’s government affairs operation, which lobbies for subsidiaries of foreign companies opposing efforts to improve lobbying transparency and prevent foreign election influence.