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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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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.