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Candidates Jake Auchincloss, Natalia Linos, and Dave Cavell participate in a virtual candidate forum for the Democratic House primary in MA-04

In Race for Open Kennedy Seat, Pharma and Private Equity Execs Cut Big Checks

While candidates in the race for Joe Kennedy's seat have sworn off super PAC backing and corporate PAC money, many are still accepting large donations from powerful health care CEOs, pharma lobbyists, and private equity firms.

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DNC Members Outline Party Reforms in Letter To Biden

Twenty-nine Democratic National Committee members have joined a call for structural reforms to increase transparency and ensure fairness in the nominating process.

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Lawyer Celebrated as Democracy ‘Hero’ Gutted Campaign Finance Laws

From paving the way for super PACs to helping tech companies dodge disclosure rules, Democratic superlawyer Marc Elias has for years worked to empower Big Money political donors.

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Pelosi Ignored Her Own Caucus on Voting Reform For Years, Allowing States to Restrict Access

House Democrats outside of leadership have repeatedly proposed legislation on early voting and vote-by-mail, but Speaker Pelosi and the other leaders never got on board.