Articles By Donald Shaw

Net Neutrality Primary category in which blog post is published

Telecom-Funded Groups Ask Congress to Oppose the Net Neutrality CRA on ‘Behalf of Conservatives Everywhere’

Despite claiming to speak for all conservatives, the letter comes from a particular subset of groups on the right—those that have received funding from the telecommunications industry.

Elections Primary category in which blog post is published

The Anti-Big Money PAC Backing Corporate-Financed Democrats

End Citizens United raises millions by railing against corporate money in politics, but they donate to members of Congress who finance their campaigns with corporate PACs.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Spouses of Congressional Staffers Are Lobbying Congress—and It’s Perfectly Legal

A Sludge investigation finds more than 20 top legislative aides are married to registered lobbyists who represent special interests before members of Congress, and quite possibly the very offices of their spouses.