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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Gallego Opposes Progressives on Cutting Pentagon Budget

In repeated votes, Gallego has sided against amendments from his Progressive Caucus colleagues that would have reduced the Department of Defense budget by 10%.

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Apple Spent Record Amount on Lobbying as it Fought Antitrust Legislation

The company topped off its record lobbying year with a record fourth quarter.

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No Labels Makes Initial Investment in Bipartisan Presidential Ticket

The dark money group has spent millions of dollars preparing for a possible ticket with Sen. Joe Manchin as its presidential nominee in the event of a Biden-Trump rematch.