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Voting booths and crates containing polling station supplies sit at a New York City Board of Elections voting machine facility warehouse, November 3, 2016 in the Bronx borough in New York City.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Dysfunctional NYC Elections Board Staffed Through Pay-to-Play System

For employees of New York City's Board of Elections, donations to party bosses are often the key to professional advancement.

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Blue Dog Rep Jim Cooper Gets Progressive Primary Challenger

The Nashville Democrat, chair of the House subcommittee overseeing nuclear weapons programs, received max contributions last cycle from the PACs of several top defense contractors.

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Troy Carter Removed From ‘No Fossil Fuel Money’ Pledge Following Sludge Report

After signing the pledge on March 5, Carter violated it by taking at least nine large donations from fossil fuel interests.

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Democrat Opposed to the PRO Act Was Showered With Cash From Amazon Executives

Warner is one of just three Democrat who is not co-sponsoring the PRO Act.