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Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) speaks during the Democratic Presidential Debate at the Fox Theatre on July 31, 2019 in Detroit, Michigan. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Health Industry Lawyers and Lobbyists Seem to Really Like Michael Bennet

As the Colorado senator attacks Medicare for All on the campaign trail, health industry lawyers and lobbyists are writing him checks.

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Dems Cash in From Private Equity Firms They Defended at House Hearing

Reps. Gottheimer and Meeks formed a joint fundraising committee just days after defending private equity at a committee hearing. A new FEC filing shows it raised money almost exclusively from two companies that consumer advocates called out during the hearing.

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Is Your Rep Invested in Fossil Fuels?

Use the interactive map below to see if your representative owns stock in oil, gas, and coal companies.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Power New Democratic Super PAC

The group's top donor has a history of backing Republicans.