Women gather in front of City Hall to celebrate the "first-ever female majority in New York City Council" following primary elections on July 13, 2021 in New York City.Spencer Platt / Getty Images

Small Donors Hit Record Highs in New York City’s Public Campaign Financing Program

The next New York City Council is poised to have a majority of women and a record number of people of color, after the primary election set new highs in small-dollar donations.

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Committee Asking for More War Ships Is Led by a General Dynamics-Funded Rep

Chairman Joe Courtney has received $237,000 from General Dynamics' PAC and employees over his House career.

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Manchin Donates to Burr’s Legal Defense

The donation came after Republican Sen. Richard Burr faced an investigation over possible insider trading.

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Congress Won’t Stop Trading Stocks

Researchers studying congressional stock ownership have found that the practice has effects on lobbying activity and potentially on market movements.