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Protesters participate in a "Stand Up for Religious Freedom" rally in front of the Department of Health and Human Services March 23, 2012 in Washington, DC. Win McNamee / Getty Images

A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.

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The D.C. Media Blob and the Trade Group Speaking Circuit

Anchors, commentators, and contributors at the top news organizations will be featured—and highly paid—speakers at major industry conferences this spring.

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Richard Neal Is #1 in Corporate PAC Donations

Neal, who chairs the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, got money from PACs of several corporations that had negative effective tax rates in 2018.