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Climate Coalition Talking Points Prop Up Brian Deese

Mainstream environmental groups rally around the former BlackRock executive, while more left-leaning groups remain skeptical.

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Code for Democracy Debuts New Tool to Track Money in Politics

The web tool aims to make it easier to investigate campaign contributions, lobbying, nonprofit spending, and more, and to get alerts on new data.

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Schumer Took a $66k Bundle of Checks From the Health Insurance Industry’s Top Lobbyist

The bundle was given as the health insurance industry was lobbying against Medicare dental, vision, and hearing coverage being included in the Build Back Better Act.

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Bipartisan Bill Would Ban Ballot Issue Campaigns From Taking Money From Foreign Donors

The bill follows an FEC ruling that may allow foreign individuals and companies to donate to ballot measure campaigns in the U.S.