Seth Klarman (L), founder of Baupost Group, walks with Alex Karp, chief executive officer of Palantir Technologies, as they attend the annual Allen & Company Sun Valley Conference, July 6, 2016 in Sun Valley, Idaho.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Hedge Fund Billionaires Power New Democratic Super PAC

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

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Hospital Lobby Shells Out For Its ‘Friend in Washington’ Richie Neal

The American Hospital Association is boosting the Massachusetts Democrat who blocked surprise billing reform.

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New Ohio Speaker Has His Own Ethics Issues Involving FirstEnergy

Bob Cupp, who replaced indicted former speaker Larry Householder, was the subject of a judicial ethics complaint involving campaign contributions from FirstEnergy, one of his top donors and the company that allegedly bribed Householder.

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Kennedy to Refund Donations From Fossil Fuel Lobbyist

A lobbyist for natural gas and pipeline companies gave Kennedy the legal maximum contribution, a violation of the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge that Kennedy signed.