House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) speaks as fellow Electoral College objectors Reps. Kevin Hern (R-OK), John Joyce (R-PA) and Ted Budd (R-NC) listen on November 2, 2021.Allison Shelley / Getty Images

Lobbyists Kept Donating to GOP Election Objectors After Companies Cut off PACs

Many Hill lobbyists opted not to follow their employers' PAC policy and donated to the 147 Republican election objectors in Congress.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published
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Dems Hire Oil and Gas Astroturf Group Lobbyist for Environment Subcommittee

Kristi Parrott is joining the Subcommittee on Environment from HBW Resources, where she lobbied Congress on behalf of an astroturf group for oil majors.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

GOP Effort to Subvert Democracy Heads to SCOTUS

The conservative Supreme Court majority may hand state legislatures unchecked control over federal elections.

2022 Primary category in which blog post is published

Hochul’s Stadium Swindle

The New York governor’s billion-dollar subsidy deal for a new Buffalo Bills stadium could reward her husband—and is the latest example of the state squeezing the Seneca Nation.