David Bernhardt, President Donald Trump's nominee to be Interior Secretary, testifies during a Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee confirmation hearing on March 28, 2019.Zach Gibson/Getty Images

Barred From Former Clients, Bernhardt Met With Groups That Represent Them

Interior Secretary David Bernhardt agreed to recuse himself from matters involving Halliburton and other former lobbying and legal clients, but he met with lobbying groups that work to further their interests.

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Congress Won’t Stop Trading Stocks

Researchers studying congressional stock ownership have found that the practice has effects on lobbying activity and potentially on market movements.

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Here’s Who’s Funding the PAC Attacking Nina Turner

Democratic Majority for Israel has spent hundreds of thousands on anti-Turner attack ads and misleading mailers to influence the Ohio special election primary.

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The DCCC’s Top Bundler Is an Oil Lobbyist

An American Petroleum Institute lobbyist has given the Democratic Party group nearly $1 million.