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Josh Harder, then candidate for California's 10th Congressional District and now Democratic U.S. House member, speaks with television reporters during an election night event on November 6, 2018 in Modesto, California.(Photo by Alex Edelman/Getty Images)

‘No Corporate PAC Money’ Dems Keep Taking Corporate PAC Money

Six House Democrats who pledged not to accept corporate PAC donations are still receiving corporate money through a PAC set up by the campaign treasurer of Rep. Max Rose, co-sponsor with Rep. Josh Harder of the Ban Corporate PACs Act.

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Taxes Primary category in which blog post is published

Avoid Taxes, Receive Federal Bailouts

It’s the common thread among a host of companies lining up to feed on a rescue package.

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Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.

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Top Democratic Law Firm Helps Oil Companies Dodge Climate Regulations

Perkins Coie, a law firm with deep ties to the Democratic Party, is lobbying for fossil fuel clients to win exemptions from a federal program to limit greenhouse gas emissions.