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A food stamp sign at the Corona Farmers Market in Queens, New York City.Preston Keres/USDA

Meet the Oligarchs Funding Campaign to Kill Anti-Poverty Programs

Top funders behind a campaign against food stamps and Medicaid include some well-known rightwing political megadonors.

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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.