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Verizon and AT&T Partner With Pro-Police Militarization Lobbying Group

The National Sheriff's Association, which counts the telco giants as "platinum partners," lobbies Congress to make the Defense Department's 1033 military equipment transfer program permanent.

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NYC Public Campaign Financing Program Leveled the Playing Field: Report

A new Brennan Center analysis found that New York City's small-dollar matching program was key in electing record numbers of women and people of color to City Council.

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Health Insurance and Pharma Lobbyists Max Out to the Dem Party

The Senate braces for a showdown over expanding Medicare to include dental and vision benefits after healthcare industry lobbyists have bundled six-figure donations for Democrats’ campaign arms.

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Code for Democracy Debuts New Tool to Track Money in Politics

The web tool aims to make it easier to investigate campaign contributions, lobbying, nonprofit spending, and more, and to get alerts on new data.