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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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.