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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) listens as Chairman of the NTSB Robert Sumwalt and acting administrator of the FAA Daniel Elwell testify during an Aviation Subcommittee hearing.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Trump’s FAA Is Captured by Boeing, and Only Ted Cruz is Outraged?

Boeing is providing Trump-level cooperation with the House Transportation Committee, but no subpoena has been issued.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published Opinion
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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.