Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-N.J.), a member of the Blue Dog Coalition, holds a news conference outside the U.S. Capitol on December 3, 2020.Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Corporate-Backed Blue Dogs Threaten Democrats’ Budget Plan

Facing health care and climate crises, a group of six conservative House Democrats are seeking to pump the brakes on the largest federal investments in decades.

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Gallego Opposes Progressives on Cutting Pentagon Budget

In repeated votes, Gallego has sided against amendments from his Progressive Caucus colleagues that would have reduced the Department of Defense budget by 10%.

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Apple Spent Record Amount on Lobbying as it Fought Antitrust Legislation

The company topped off its record lobbying year with a record fourth quarter.

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No Labels Makes Initial Investment in Bipartisan Presidential Ticket

The dark money group has spent millions of dollars preparing for a possible ticket with Sen. Joe Manchin as its presidential nominee in the event of a Biden-Trump rematch.