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DNC’s Flip-Flop on Fossil Fuel Subsidies Follows Deep Ties To the Industry

The DNC quietly removed language from the party platform yesterday that endorsed an end to fossil fuel subsidies, after voting two years ago to allow itself to accept fossil fuel PAC contributions.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published
Government Transparency Primary category in which blog post is published

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.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Schumer Took a $66k Bundle of Checks From the Health Insurance Industry’s Top Lobbyist

The bundle was given as the health insurance industry was lobbying against Medicare dental, vision, and hearing coverage being included in the Build Back Better Act.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Bipartisan Bill Would Ban Ballot Issue Campaigns From Taking Money From Foreign Donors

The bill follows an FEC ruling that may allow foreign individuals and companies to donate to ballot measure campaigns in the U.S.