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House Dems Try to Sneak Through Weak Financial Regulator Bill

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.

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Blue Dog Rep Jim Cooper Gets Progressive Primary Challenger

The Nashville Democrat, chair of the House subcommittee overseeing nuclear weapons programs, received max contributions last cycle from the PACs of several top defense contractors.

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Troy Carter Removed From ‘No Fossil Fuel Money’ Pledge Following Sludge Report

After signing the pledge on March 5, Carter violated it by taking at least nine large donations from fossil fuel interests.

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Democrat Opposed to the PRO Act Was Showered With Cash From Amazon Executives

Warner is one of just three Democrat who is not co-sponsoring the PRO Act.