Congressional Black Caucus Institute Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)
Congressional Black Caucus Institute Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.)AFGE (CC BY 2.0)

Congressional Black Caucus Institute Takes CoreCivic Cash, Boosts Policies That Help Private Prisons

As it benefits from the corporate coffers of private prison giant CoreCivic, the institute advocates privatized reentry programs from which the company profits.

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Congress Won’t Stop Trading Stocks

Researchers studying congressional stock ownership have found that the practice has effects on lobbying activity and potentially on market movements.

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Here’s Who’s Funding the PAC Attacking Nina Turner

Democratic Majority for Israel has spent hundreds of thousands on anti-Turner attack ads and misleading mailers to influence the Ohio special election primary.

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The DCCC’s Top Bundler Is an Oil Lobbyist

An American Petroleum Institute lobbyist has given the Democratic Party group nearly $1 million.