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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Manchin’s Proposal Cuts Campaign Finance and Ethics Reforms From S1

Joe Manchin seeks to strip the For the People Act of a public campaign financing option, conflict of interest rules, and key criteria for preclearance of election procedures.

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To ‘Electrify Everything,’ Blockchain Projects Dial Up Green Energy

Decentralized technology is being used to swap carbon offsets internationally, create peer-to-peer energy trading, and promote greater renewable energy in power grids.

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Laws Preventing Dark Money Disclosure Are Sweeping the Nation

ALEC-inspired bills making dark money disclosure illegal are passing more states each year.