Rep. Brett Guthrie (R-Ky.), whose car part business received a $4.37 million PPP loan. Gregg Nash/Getty Images

Members of Congress Profited From COVID Bailout While Small Businesses Were Shut Out

This new analysis of how members of Congress benefited from the CARES Act comes as Congress failed to provide as much relief for ordinary workers as many had hoped in the latest round of stimulus.

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Companies Pause PACs While Fighting Democracy Reforms

Many of the companies that grabbed headlines by suspending their PAC donations after the assault on the Capitol Building are members of industry groups that oppose ethics and campaign finance reforms.

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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.