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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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Hedge Fund Billionaires Power New Democratic Super PAC

The group's top donor has a history of backing Republicans.

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A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

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Buttigieg’s Antitrust Adviser is a Wells Fargo Attorney

The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.