Joe Crowley, former Chair of the House Democratic Caucus, became a "shadow lobbyist" with D.C. giant Squire Patton Boggs after his 2018 primary defeat, before now being allowed to directly lobby his former colleagues after his one-year "cooling off" period. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying for Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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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.