House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) questions a major bank CEO as he testifies before the committee on March 12, 2019.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Mega-Bank Merger Exemplifies Dangerous Trends

The House Financial Services Committee is set to hold a hearing on the largest bank merger in a decade.

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Biden’s Million-Dollar Inaugural Donors Lobbied Against His Agenda

The Business Roundtable increased its lobbying spending last year by 70% over the previous year as its members pushed to pass the infrastructure bill first and kill the Build Back Better Act.

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Biden Re-Nominates Trump Pick and GOP Donor Jennifer Rearden as a Federal Judge

Rearden represented Chevron in its case against environmental and human rights attorney Steven Donziger, according to reports.

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Corporate Consultants Voted for New Lobbyists on the DNC

Executives at well-connected corporate consultancies voted to approve DNC Chair Jaime Harrison's slate of "at-large" members, which included several new corporate lobbyists.