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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
States Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Revolving Door Primary category in which blog post is published

WeWork’s Revolving-Door Games Called Into Question

Progressive groups highlight how the embattled company hired former senior SEC officials to represent its interests at the SEC.