A cross in a cemetery stands near a petrochemical manufacturing plant on August 21, 2019 in Hahnville, Louisiana.
A cross in a cemetery stands near a petrochemical manufacturing plant on August 21, 2019 in Hahnville, Louisiana.Drew Angerer/Getty Images

Who Will Represent the People of Cancer Alley?

In the race to replace oil and gas ally Cedric Richmond, the leading candidates have their own histories with the industry.

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The Secretive Group Steering the Dems

The Democratic caucus group that puts corporate Dems in key committee seats won't release its rules or disclose its members.

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The Insurance Industry’s Favorite Rep Delivers Again

Richard Neal, the top House recipient of insurance industry cash, rewrote the Democrats' family leave proposal so insurance companies can keep skimming profits.

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Democrats Have Lost Nine Senate Seats in Close Contests Since 2012

The populist economic message that kept Democratic voter turnout high in this year's Georgia Senate runoffs has largely been absent over the past decade of close losses.