U.S. Representative Cedric Richmond (D-LA) gestures to the crowd during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.Alex Wong/Getty Images

Biden to Tap Fossil Fuel-Friendly Rep for White House Job

Top Democratic oil and gas PAC money recipient Rep. Cedric Richmond will be hired for an advisory role, according to reports.

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Revealing Money and Power Networks in North Carolina Campaigns

A spatial analysis of campaign finance data reveals a 2020 statehouse landscape awash in cash as Democrats tried new efforts to win seats ahead of redistricting.

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Biden to Pick Former Corporate Lobbyist Jaime Harrison for DNC Chair

During the Obama administration, Harrison lobbied for some of the Hill's top spenders, including Big Banks, Big Oil, and a coalition of coal companies that fought climate regulations.

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Cruz and AOC Said They Would Propose a Lobbying Ban. So What Happened?

They got a lot of attention for agreeing to work together on a bill to close the revolving door, but they never actually did what they said they would.