U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) speaks as Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-Mass.), Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.), and Rashida Tlaib (D-Mich.) listen during a press conference at the U.S. Capitol on July 15, 2019 in Washington, D.C.Alex Wroblewski/Getty Images

Democratic Leaders Rake in Corporate Cash as ‘the Squad’ Sticks With Small Donors

A Sludge analysis of new second-quarter campaign finance reports has found that the Democratic leaders in the House combined to take in nearly $1.2 million in contributions from corporate and trade association PACs.

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Ascending Dem Hawk Wants to Pre-Authorize War With China

In a Washington Post op-ed, Rep. Elaine Luria (D-Va.) said Congress should preemptively authorize military action to defend Taiwan against China.

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Top Democrats Own Stock in AT&T, Funder of Far-Right OAN Network

A recent investigation revealed that 90% of the far-right network OAN's funding comes from AT&T-owned platforms.

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Four Waste Coal Provisions Manchin Put in the Infrastructure Bill

A review of legislative text shows that several provisions in a section drafted by Manchin’s committee would benefit companies involved in waste coal, which happens to be what the Manchin family coal brokerage specializes in.