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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House to Vote on the Largest Defense Budget in History

House progressives have again introduced amendments to significantly reduce the massive Pentagon budget of at least $768 billion.

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Manchin Poised to Profit From Mine Reclamation Funding He Championed

Enersystems, Joe Manchin's family coal company, has contracts with the only power plant in West Virginia that burns coal from reclaimed mine projects.

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Manchin Removes Ethics Provisions From Democratic Reform Bill

Senate Democrats' Freedom to Vote Act would no longer strengthen conflict of interest rules that prevent members of Congress from working on legislation primarily for their own financial interests.