Former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs Nicholas Burns testifies during a hearing before Senate Armed Services Committee August 4, 2015 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Alex Wong/Getty Images

Biden’s Likely Ambassador to China Is Entangled In Tech and Defense

Nicholas Burns’s senior position with the Cohen Group consultancy blurs public service and private-sector work.

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Corporate Media Must Stop Making Ads for Fossil Fuel Companies

Even now, when scientists say we’ve done irreversible damage to our planet, corporate and legacy news outlets won’t give up the fossil fuel dollars.

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Dems Hire Oil and Gas Astroturf Group Lobbyist for Environment Subcommittee

Kristi Parrott is joining the Subcommittee on Environment from HBW Resources, where she lobbied Congress on behalf of an astroturf group for oil majors.

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GOP Effort to Subvert Democracy Heads to SCOTUS

The conservative Supreme Court majority may hand state legislatures unchecked control over federal elections.