Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) talk to reporters at the U.S. Capitol on June 23, 2021.Samuel Corum / Getty Images

Health Insurance and Pharma Lobbyists Max Out to the Dem Party

The Senate braces for a showdown over expanding Medicare to include dental and vision benefits after healthcare industry lobbyists have bundled six-figure donations for Democrats’ campaign arms.

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Corporate Consultants Voted for New Lobbyists on the DNC

Executives at well-connected corporate consultancies voted to approve DNC Chair Jaime Harrison's slate of "at-large" members, which included several new corporate lobbyists.

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Major US Companies Slam Voter Suppression Laws Then Donate to Their Sponsors

The companies' donations appear to contradict their public statements in support of voting rights.

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Reps Bought Pipeline Stocks Before Passing the Infrastructure Bill

While Congress considered infrastructure and climate legislation last year, reps kept up a stream of trades in oil and gas pipeline company stocks.