A resident waits in line to vote at a polling place at Riverside University High School on April 7, 2020 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Residents waited sometimes more than two hours to vote at the school, one of the few polling places open in the city.Scott Olson / Getty Images

Slammed by Trump, Vote-by-Mail Gathers Momentum In States During Pandemic

Despite President Trump’s inveighing against vote-by-mail, many states—including over a dozen led by Republicans—are expanding absentee voting during the pandemic.

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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.