Exxon Mobil Refinery in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, seen from the top of the Louisiana State Capitol.WClarke/Wikimedia

Troy Carter Violates His ‘No Fossil Fuel Money’ Pledge by Taking Nine Large Fossil Fuel Donations

Carter has not responded to inquiries from Sludge or the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge and risks having his name removed from the pledge website.

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Arizona Students Launch Hunger Strike to Pass Voting Rights Bill

Twenty young people at the Arizona Capitol are calling on Sen. Kyrsten Sinema to support a change in Senate rules and advance the Freedom to Vote Act.

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NYC Public Campaign Financing Program Leveled the Playing Field: Report

A new Brennan Center analysis found that New York City's small-dollar matching program was key in electing record numbers of women and people of color to City Council.

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Health Insurance and Pharma Lobbyists Max Out to the Dem Party

The Senate braces for a showdown over expanding Medicare to include dental and vision benefits after healthcare industry lobbyists have bundled six-figure donations for Democrats’ campaign arms.