Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) carries the gavel while marching with Majority Leader Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), Rep. John Larson (D-CT), and other members of the Democratic Caucus to the U.S. Capitol on March 21, 2010.Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

A Decade Later, Dems Again Say They’re Ready to Do Campaign Finance Reform

We spoke with Rep. John Larson, the House sponsor of previous versions of the Fair Elections Now Act, about the last time Democrats had a chance to pass campaign finance reform in 2009.

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Microsoft Hosted Congressional Staffers as it Lobbied on Antitrust Bills

Dozens of staffers met with company lobbyists in Washington State as Microsoft lobbied on antitrust bills that could majorly impact their business.

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Pharma Lobby Enlists Minority Groups to Fight Drug Pricing Reform

PhRMA-funded groups the National Hispanic Council on Aging and the National Minority Quality Forum say most voters of color do not support the Democrats' drug pricing reform proposal.

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Pelosi Fortune Growing Rapidly, Per New Disclosure

A new disclosure shows the House Speaker and her husband have continued to accelerate the growth of their fortune through trade in tech stocks and real estate investments.