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Hundreds of white nationalists, neo-Nazis, KKK and members of the "alt-right" hurl water bottles back and forth against counter demonstrators during the Unite the Right rally August 12, 2017 in Charlottesville, Virginia.Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Facebook Is Making Millions by Promoting Hate Groups’ Content

Despite a company policy banning hate speech, the social media giant has taken in nearly $1.6 million from hate groups since mid-2018.

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Seeking Signatures, Ballot Campaigns Face Social Distancing Challenges

Organizers working to gather petition signatures seek to protect public health and safety while qualifying for the November ballot.

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Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying For Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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