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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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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!