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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) speaks to the media after attending the Republican weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill, September 17, 2019 in Washington, DC.Mark Wilson/Getty Images

After Record Fundraising Haul From Big Pharma, McConnell Vows to Block Drug Pricing Bill

The bill is backed by both Trump and Pelosi, so McConnell is standing in the way of a major bipartisan breakthrough that could lower drug prices for millions of Americans.

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Facebook Lobbyists Have Close Ties to Democratic Leaders

Several Facebook lobbyists have worked for top Democrats like Pelosi and Schumer, while none have worked for members of the Republican leadership.

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Kyrsten Sinema, the Only Anti-Net Neutrality Dem, Linked to Super PAC Run by a Comcast Lobbyist

The super PAC has made independent political expenditures to support Sinema's elections, and Sinema has directed donations to it through a PAC she used to chair.

Fund Drive Update: We’re Still Here!

Looks like we’ll be able to keep publishing until at least the end of the year. Huge thanks to all our new members!