Articles By Alex Kotch
A Sludge analysis of new second-quarter campaign finance reports has found that the Democratic leaders in the House combined to take in nearly $1.2 million in contributions from corporate and trade association PACs.
The Democratic congresswoman and former HHS secretary called a bill to allow her state to import cheaper drugs from Canada “the silliest thing I’ve ever heard of.”
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Dozens of nonprofit shelter groups and several for-profit companies have made enormous amounts of money from detaining and transporting migrant kids.
U.S Customs and Border Protection has been detaining children in squalid conditions at the border. See which companies sell their goods and services to the agency and where they’re headquartered.
TPUSA’s communications director visited a GEO Group detention facility and called it nicer than public schools she’d attended.
Ken Jarin, who is raising money for Biden's campaign, leads Ballard Spahr’s government affairs operation, which lobbies for subsidiaries of foreign companies opposing efforts to improve lobbying transparency and prevent foreign election influence.
A Sludge investigation has uncovered the sources of millions of dollars behind advocacy efforts to pass a slew of state abortion bans this year.
Former Rep. John Delaney assailed Medicare for All and asked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to debate him. Turns out he has a financial stake in the for-profit health care industry.