Joe Kennedy III speaks onstage during the Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights Hosts 2019 Ripple Of Hope Gala & Auction In NYC on December 12, 2019 in New York City.BENNETT RAGLIN/GETTY IMAGES

Kennedy Fails to Return Fossil Fuel Lobbyist Donations

The Joe Kennedy campaign told Sludge it would refund fossil fuel lobbyist donations that violate the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge, which Kennedy signed, but it appears it did not follow through.

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Eleven Years Later, Democrats Will Try Again to Address Citizens United’s Dark Money Problem

Both chambers of Congress are planning to vote on the For the People Act, which would force dark money groups to reveal their donors.

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Biden’s Huge Inaugural Donations Would be Banned Under Democrats’ Ethics Bill

Government watchdog groups called on Biden's presidential inaugural committee to reject million-dollar donations from corporations seeking to influence the new administration.

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Corporate America Rewards Trump Enablers With Cushy Jobs

Trump staffers are worried that the insurrection might hurt their career opportunities, but many of their former colleagues had no trouble finding nice jobs in the political influence industry.