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Google CEO Sundar Pichai and White House advisor Ivanka Trump shake hands before the signing of the White House's Pledge To America’s Workers at El Centro College on Oct. 3, 2019 in Dallas, Texas. Ron Jenkins/Getty Images

Google Is Profiting From Notorious Hate Group’s Ads

The tech giant appears to only be enforcing part of its hate speech ad policy when it comes to anti-immigrant hate group FAIR.

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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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