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Articles By Eoin Higgins

Defense Primary category in which blog post is published

House Dem in Charge of Military Budget Opposes Cuts Favored by Progressives

House Armed Services Committee chair Adam Smith (D-Wash.), a top recipient of PAC money from weapons makers, has called some Democrats "extremists" for wanting to reduce the Defense Department's $740.5 billion budget.

Defense Primary category in which blog post is published

Hawkish Dem Sherman is Next in Line to Replace Engel as Foreign Affairs Chairman

With the ouster of Foreign Affairs Committee Chair Eliot Engel (D-N.Y.), progressives are calling for the position to be filled by someone not beholden to special interests. Next in line for the position by seniority, however, is Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) who is heavily funded by the defense industry and pro-Israel PACs.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Under Investigation for Marketing to Teens, Juul Hires a Powerful Insider in Massachusetts

Vape company Juul adds former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley to its government affairs team as current Massachusetts Attorney General, Maura Healey, goes after the company for targeting teens.

Influence Primary category in which blog post is published

Tulsi Gabbard Took Thousands From Members of Right-Wing Hindu Group

Critics say that the Hindu American Foundation is "a pernicious organization" with ties to the Indian right wing movement.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

‘Medicare for All’ Skeptic Richard Neal Can Block Progressive Health Care Bills From His New Committee Perch

Neal has taken millions from the health care industry, and now it's time to deliver.

2018 Midterms Primary category in which blog post is published

Paul Ryan Visit Brings in Cash for Endangered Upstate NY Republicans

But upstate New York's John Faso and Claudia Tenney are facing challenges that money may not solve