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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
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.