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Thom Tillis
Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) listens during a news conference regarding court packing on Capitol Hill on October 21, 2020 in Washington, DC.Stefani Reynolds/Getty Images)

Tillis Pushed Deregulation That Helps His Top Donor, Blackstone Group, Bilk Small Investors

Besides being Tillis’ top campaign donor, Blackstone’s CEO has given $20 million to a super PAC attacking Democratic challenger Cal Cunningham.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published
Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Wall Street Ally Next In Line to Lead Committee Overseeing Derivatives

Rep. David Scott (D-Ga.) has been a reliable cosponsor for Republican bills to deregulate derivatives markets.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Dark Money Attacks Judges for Being ‘Soft on Crime’

Scaremongering advertisements in state court races were paid for by shadowy groups whose true funding sources weren’t available to voters.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Biden’s ‘Nightmare’ Climate Advisor is Connected to Energy Transition Team Members

Ernest Moniz, who presided over an expansion of US fracking as Energy Secretary, has deep ties to Biden's transition advisers on energy.