Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) holds a Town Hall meeting with coal miners on March 31, 2017 in Matewan, West Virginia.Bill Pugliano / Getty Images

Democrats’ Public Financing Proposal Could Give Small Donors More Influence

Public campaign financing programs in states and cities across the country have grown in use by candidates and have been strengthened by voters in recent years.

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Dems Pass on Using Key Power to Kill Trump Rules

Unfilibusterable bills to reverse Trump rules have been left to die.

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Former ALEC State Chair Joe Manchin Continues to Do the Group’s Bidding

Manchin echoes ALEC and other Koch network groups in calling the For the People Act too partisan.

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House Dem Leads Effort Against Key Consumer Protection

Rep. Josh Gottheimer is lobbying against a resolution that would end the practice of predatory lenders charging astronomical interest rates on consumer loans.