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Democratic presidential candidates take the stage during the second night of the first Democratic presidential debates on June 27, 2019 in Miami, Florida.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Wealthy, White, and Over 50: The Demographics of the Democratic Presidential Donors

Sludge and Data for Progress analyzed the Democratic presidential candidates' donors by income, race, gender, age, and ideology.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published
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Group Claiming to Speak for Rural Democrats is Tied to Fossil Fuel Lobbyists

Heidi Heitkamp’s One Country Project urges Democrats to take a moderate approach to climate change.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

This Pharma-Backed Astroturf Group Wants to Keep Your Drug Prices High

The Coalition Against Socialized Medicine, a project of the American Conservative Union, is advertising on Politico Playbook this week.

The Sludgy Career of Kurt Volker

The special envoy to Ukraine tried to have it both ways: Trump hatchet man and honorable public servant. He failed at both.