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Health care reform supporters participate in a sit-in inside the lobby of a building where Aetna insurance offices are located on September 29, 2009 in New York City.Mario Tama/Getty Images

How to Pay For Medicare for All Without Raising Taxes: Cut the Pentagon’s Budget

With a clearer picture of how Medicare for All can be financed through reducing military spending, voters can debate the merits of a single-payer system without needing to consider any new taxes.

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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!