Trump and McConnell
President Donald Trump stands with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell during a campaign rally at the Rupp Arena on November 4, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky.Bryan Woolston/Getty Images

McConnell Accelerates Judicial Confirmations After Taking a Quarter Million from Prominent Conservative Legal Activist

Federalist Society board member and Committee for Justice founder C. Boyden Gray recently gave his largest contribution ever to McConnell’s joint fundraising committee.

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Manchin Poised to Profit From Mine Reclamation Funding He Championed

Enersystems, Joe Manchin's family coal company, has contracts with the only power plant in West Virginia that burns coal from reclaimed mine projects.

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Manchin Removes Ethics Provisions From Democratic Reform Bill

Senate Democrats' Freedom to Vote Act would no longer strengthen conflict of interest rules that prevent members of Congress from working on legislation primarily for their own financial interests.

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Blue Dog-Affiliated Website Blurs Line Between Newsroom and Political Advertiser

The Well News, founded by employees of a Blue Dog-affiliated nonprofit, appears to be exploiting a campaign finance loophole to run ads boosting Blue Dog Democrats.