Dan Bishop
Republican Dan Bishop, center, is introduced by North Carolina Lt. Governor Dan Forest after being announced as the winner of his race defeating Democratic candidate Dan McCready during an election night party on September 10, 2019 in Monroe, North Carolina.Brian Blanco/Getty Images

Democrats Lose in NC-9 After Being Dramatically Outspent

The DCCC has raised $20 million more than its Republican counterpart this year, but it barely showed up to back Dan McCready in the toss-up special election race.

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Astroturf Campaign Attacks Discount Drug Program for the Poor

An anti-government waste group is helping its Big Pharma funder oppose a discount drug program that doesn’t cost the government a penny.

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The World’s Most Expensive Weapon Has Flopped

The F-35 program could soon be scaled back—and possibly phased out—after gobbling up hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars.

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‘Red State Assault’ on Ballot Measures Threatens Direct Democracy

Lawmakers in 24 states have introduced restrictions on ballot initiatives after voters passed measures last year including legalizing marijuana and raising the minimum wage.