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Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) speaks while introducing the Medicare for All Act of 2019 with Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY..) and Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Or.), during a news conference on Capitol Hill.Mark Wilson/Getty Images

CBO Health Panel Packed With Experts Tied to Anti-Medicare For All Groups

The 19-member panel that advises the Congressional Budget Office on health policy is flush with health insurance, pharmaceutical, and hospital interests.

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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!