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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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Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

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House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

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🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.