Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden speaks at the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades District Council 16 on May 7, 2019 in Henderson, Nevada. Ethan Miller/Getty Images

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.

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GM, Ford, and DTE Among Companies Funding Michigan Republicans Behind Voter Suppression Measure

Michigan Republicans took a step to pass restrictive voting laws using a state quirk that dodges both voters and a gubernatorial veto.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Mysterious Super PAC Attacks Biaggi in Homestretch of Primary Against DCCC Chair Maloney

A shadowy super PAC has popped up to attack the progressive Biaggi after DCCC head Rep. Maloney has declined to condemn the wave of outside spending in Democratic primaries.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Microsoft Hosted Congressional Staffers as it Lobbied on Antitrust Bills

Dozens of staffers met with company lobbyists in Washington State as Microsoft lobbied on antitrust bills that could majorly impact their business.