Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) questions witnesses during a House Committee on Foreign Affairs hearing.Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images

Hawkish Dem Sherman is Next in Line to Replace Engel as Foreign Affairs Chairman

With the ouster of Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), progressives are calling for the position to be filled by someone not beholden to special interests. Next in line for the position by seniority, however, is Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) who is heavily funded by the defense industry and pro-Israel PACs.

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Natural Resources Chairman Hires Oil Lobbyist as Chief of Staff

Westerman's new chief of staff formerly lobbied for oil and gas companies including Chevron and Taylor Energy.

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Gallego Opposes Progressives on Cutting Pentagon Budget

In repeated votes, Gallego has sided against amendments from his Progressive Caucus colleagues that would have reduced the Department of Defense budget by 10%.

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Apple Spent Record Amount on Lobbying as it Fought Antitrust Legislation

The company topped off its record lobbying year with a record fourth quarter.