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Helicopters dump water on bushfires as they approach homes located on the outskirts of the town of Bargo on December 21, 2019 in Sydney, Australia.
Helicopters dump water on bushfires as they approach homes located on the outskirts of the town of Bargo on December 21, 2019 in Sydney, Australia.David Gray/Getty Images

Australia, Your Country Is Burning—Dangerous Climate Change Is Here With You Now

I am a climate scientist on holiday in the Blue Mountains, watching climate change in action.

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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.