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U.S. President Donald Trump (L) meets with House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Greg Walden (R-Ore.) in the Roosevelt Room at the White House March 10, 2017 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

After Meeting With Pharma-Backed Rep, Trump Flip-Flops on Drug Price Negotiations

After Rep. Greg Walden, the biggest recipient of pharmaceutical campaign cash in the last election cycle, met with Trump, the president decided to scrap his support for lower drug prices.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published
Taxes Primary category in which blog post is published

Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Top Democratic Law Firm Helps Oil Companies Dodge Climate Regulations

Perkins Coie, a law firm with deep ties to the Democratic Party, is lobbying for fossil fuel clients to win exemptions from a federal program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.