Six of the ten members of the DNC Budget and Finance Committee are at-large, put forward by Chair Tom Perez, and several are lobbyists or investment heads for the fossil fuel industry.
The state party turned down outside help from security experts as it paid longtime political consultants who built their careers working on the campaigns of Hillary Clinton.
After DNC Chair Tom Perez unilaterally changed the Feb. 19 presidential debate requirements, opening the door for Mike Bloomberg, two campaign surrogates are in position to propose changes to superdelegate voting rules for the July DNC Convention.
Attorneys at law firms with notable histories of anti-worker actions have been coalescing around the moderate Democratic presidential candidates.
In touting the endorsement of Josh Black, the Buttigieg campaign declined to mention that Black now works for the pharmaceutical industry’s top lobbying group.
94% of Comcast executives’ and vice presidents’ contributions to Democratic presidential candidates have gone to Joe Biden, a Sludge review of FEC records finds.
The group's top donor has a history of backing Republicans.
The campaign has also had advisers sign non-disclosure agreements, and in at least one case attempted to lock someone up with a non-compete agreement.
The Blue Dog Coalition, led by Biden fundraiser Rep. Lou Correa (D-Calif.), often votes with Republicans to block Democratic policies.
Arizona Democrat Rep. Tom O’Halleran is an alumnus of corporate front group the American Legislative Exchange Council, but Nancy Pelosi, Steny Hoyer, and the DCCC are helping him beat back a primary challenge from Democrat Eva Putzova.