Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.)Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images

Manchin’s Latest Donor Gift

The senator is opposing a Build Back Better Act provision to prohibit offshore oil drilling as his top donor prepares to dramatically increase its oil exporting business through a new offshore terminal for supertankers.

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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.