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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
SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

Pelosi Ignored Her Own Caucus on Voting Reform For Years, Allowing States to Restrict Access

House Democrats outside of leadership have repeatedly proposed legislation on early voting and vote-by-mail, but Speaker Pelosi and the other leaders never got on board.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Wall Street Ally Next In Line to Lead Committee Overseeing Derivatives

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has been a reliable cosponsor for Republican bills to deregulate derivatives markets.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Dark Money Attacks Judges for Being ‘Soft on Crime’

Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.