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A motorist fills her car with gas at a gas station near an oil field pumping rig February 12, 2016 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.J Pat Carter/Getty Images

Koch-Backed Republicans Want to Tax Your Electric Car

The free-market economics devotee who owns an oil giant is bankrolling campaigns attacking electric car buyers and light rail systems.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Democratic Consultants Work for Anti–Medicare for All Campaign

The industry-led Partnership for America’s Health Care Future, which has assailed Democratic presidential candidates’ reform plans, is drawing on Democratic firms for assistance.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

Trump Settlement Admits Campaign Finance Crimes, Watchdog Says

Despite a signed settlement describing clear campaign finance violations, the FEC is unlikely to take action against President Trump because it lacks the quorum needed to make official decisions.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

McKinsey Employees Open Their Wallets for Alumnus Pete Buttigieg

Executives from the consulting firm’s energy, banking, and health care practices have maxed out to Mayor Pete's presidential campaign.