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Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) delivers a speech on the first day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Alex Wong/Getty Images

After Taking $1 Million from Big Pharma, Hoyer Says Marijuana is a Gateway Drug

Hoyer’s belief that marijuana “leads to the use of harder, very harmful drugs” has been thoroughly debunked.

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🚨 SLUDGE REPORT: Billionaires’ Class Solidarity 🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.

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Facebook Lobbyists Have Close Ties to Democratic Leaders

Several Facebook lobbyists have worked for top Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer, while none have worked for members of the Republican leadership.

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Kyrsten Sinema, the Only Anti-Net Neutrality Dem, Linked to Super PAC Run by a Comcast Lobbyist

The super PAC has made independent political expenditures to support Sinema's elections, and Sinema has directed donations to it through a PAC she used to chair.