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Democratic presidential candidate South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg answers questions at the U.S. Conference of Mayors Iowa Starting Line forum December 6, 2019 in Waterloo, Iowa. Win McNamee/Getty Images

Buttigieg Bundler is a Natural Gas Consultant at McKinsey

No Fossil Fuel Money Pledge organizers say the bundler’s personal contribution breaks the spirit of the pledge.

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Dems Cash in From Private Equity Firms They Defended at House Hearing

Reps. Gottheimer and Meeks formed a joint fundraising committee just days after defending private equity at a committee hearing. A new FEC filing shows it raised money almost exclusively from two companies that consumer advocates called out during the hearing.

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Is Your Rep Invested in Fossil Fuels?

Use the interactive map below to see if your representative owns stock in oil, gas, and coal companies.

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Hedge Fund Billionaires Power New Democratic Super PAC

The group's top donor has a history of backing Republicans.