Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) speaks briefly to reporters as she boards an elevator following votes at the U.S. Capitol on September 20, 2021.Chip Somodevilla / Getty Images

Corporate PACs Reward Democrats Opposing Reconciliation Package

Nine Democrats threatening to sink the reconciliation bill pulled in more than $150,000 in PAC donations last month.

Pharma Ally Kurt Schrader Cashes In on K Street

Schrader’s new lobbying employer works for numerous drug companies like Pfizer and Sanofi, plus industry trade association PhRMA.

Oakland Community Groups Call to Fund ‘Democracy Dollars’ Program

As budget cuts jeopardize the launch of a public campaign financing program approved by Oakland voters, community groups are mobilizing at town halls with a plan to keep the program on schedule this year.

The Fossil Fuel Industry Campaign to Dirty Up Hydrogen Fuel Tax Credits

Oil and gas companies are deploying revolving door lobbyists in their efforts to shape tens of billions of dollars in tax credits for hydrogen fuel meant to drive down polluting emissions.