Chuck Schumer (D-NY) speaks with Mitch McConnell (R-KY) during a ceremony at the U.S. Capitol on November 9, 2011.Win McNamee / Getty Images

Dems Spent Half of 2021 Blocked by Filibusters of Voting Rights Bills

Democracy activists are calling on the Biden White House to join talks about how the Senate can pass the Freedom to Vote Act this year.

Brick House Cooperative Primary category in which blog post is published
Brick House Cooperative Primary category in which blog post is published

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.