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Rep. Joe Kennedy III takes the stage before introducing Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) during her event announcing her official bid for President on February 9, 2019 in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Scott Eisen/Getty Images

Mulling Run Against Green New Deal Sponsor Ed Markey, Joe Kennedy is Heavily Invested in Fossil Fuels

His investments include stocks in oil giants Chevron and ExxonMobil.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published
Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Conservative Democrat Gets $100k from Oil & Gas PACs in Bid to Fend Off Surging Progressive

Attorney Jessica Cisneros is taking on the fossil fuel-friendly Democratic Texas Rep. Henry Cuellar in the 2020 primary.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

SLUDGE REPORT Primary category in which blog post is published

🚨SLUDGE REPORT: Pay-to-Play Ambassadorships🚨

Your regular summary of the most shameful corruption in politics.