Transportation Sec. Elaine Chao participates in a celebration of 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Joey Logano on the South Lawn of the White House April 30, 2019 in Washington, D.C. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

SLUDGE REPORT: How to Profit From the Trump Presidency

Your biweekly summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.

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Dems Pass on Using Key Power to Kill Trump Rules

Unfilibusterable bills to reverse Trump rules have been left to die.

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Former ALEC State Chair Joe Manchin Continues to Do the Group’s Bidding

Manchin echoes ALEC and other Koch network groups in calling the For the People Act too partisan.

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House Dem Leads Effort Against Key Consumer Protection

Rep. Josh Gottheimer is lobbying against a resolution that would end the practice of predatory lenders charging astronomical interest rates on consumer loans.