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Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

DNC’s Flip-Flop on Fossil Fuel Subsidies Follows Deep Ties the Industry

The DNC quietly removed language from the party platform yesterday that endorsed an end to fossil fuel subsidies, after voting two years ago to allow itself to accept fossil fuel PAC contributions.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Perez Put Lobbyists in Charge of Reviewing DNC Member Qualifications

Over one-third of the DNC Credentials Committee consists of members appointed by Tom Perez, including a U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive and a prominent corporate lobbyist.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

Farmers Reject Biden’s Pro-Corporate Rural Advisers

Heidi Heitkamp and Tom Vilsack are promoting a failed strategy for rural America. Biden would win support if he broke from that and took on Big Ag.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Hospital Lobby Shells Out For Its ‘Friend in Washington’ Richie Neal

The American Hospital Association is boosting the Massachusetts Democrat who blocked surprise billing reform.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Kennedy to Refund Donations From Fossil Fuel Lobbyist

A lobbyist for natural gas and pipeline companies gave Kennedy the legal maximum contribution, a violation of the No Fossil Fuel Money pledge that Kennedy signed.

DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Corporate Lobbyists Vote To Keep Corporate Lobbyists In the DNC

A measure to bar corporate lobbyists from serving on the DNC was rejected with several corporate lobbyists on the DNC Rules Committee voting against it.

How To Make Campaign Ads Less Terrible

A permanent, publicly-accessible archive of all campaign ads would make it easier to hold politicians accountable for what they say

Opinion
Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Here Are the Billionaires Funding Trump’s Voter Suppression Lawsuits

Dozens of billionaires have donated to the RNC's legal fund that is being used to fight against expanded access to mail voting.

Kamala Harris’ Deep History Of Letting Facebook Off The Hook

Vice president candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) has gone easy on Facebook and tech giants for years, and in her 2020 presidential bid she was rewarded with many maxed-out contributions from Silicon Valley executives.

Opinion