The world headquarters of Pfizer, a member of the trade group PhRMA, in New York City.Drew Angerer / Getty Images

Blue Dog-Affiliated Group Runs Ads for Big Pharma

Center Forward, a "dark money" group with major funding from Big Pharma, is running a Facebook ad campaign touting the pharmaceutical industry as its super PAC spends millions to re-elect Blue Dog Democrats.

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Republicans Haven’t Always Been Against Lifting the Debt Limit

An analysis of past votes shows Senate Republicans have provided the majority of votes to lift the debt limit during Republican administrations.

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How Democracy Vouchers Increase Political Engagement

A new book explores how democracy vouchers, now in use in their third election cycle in Seattle, are being used by candidates to power their campaigns and increasing the diversity of the donor base.

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House Dems Opposed to Cutting Pentagon Budget Got 3.7x More in Defense Industry Cash

Fewer Democrats voted yesterday to cut the Defense budget by 10% than voted for an identical proposal last year.