Rep. Kurt Schrader (D-Ore.) questions witnesses during a hearing of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce on Capitol Hill on June 23, 2020.Sarah Silbiger / Getty Images

Pharma Lobbyist-Run Group Places $300k Ad Buy for Kurt Schrader

The dark-money group Center Forward, which is buying the ads, has received millions from the pharmaceutical industry in recent years.

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Your Tax Dollars Are Propping Up the Gun Lobby

Some well-known gun makers hold rich contracts with the federal government as they lobby against firearms regulations.

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Supreme Court Strikes Candidate Loan Repayment Limits

The decision in a case brought by Sen. Ted Cruz means candidates with the means to loan their campaigns more than $250,000 can fully repay themselves with contributions raised after they are elected.

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Pro-Israel Lobby Spends Big to Defeat Progressive Summer Lee

Nearly three out of four dollars backing Lee's Democratic primary opponent Steve Irwin came from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee or super PACs deeply tied to it.