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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.

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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.