Influence

Digital Primary category in which blog post is published

Firm With Deep Ties to Facebook’s Election Integrity Partners Busted for Meddling in Latin America Elections

Employees scrubbed from the D.C. firm's website after it was caught running social media disinformation networks in Latin America have deep and long-standing ties to groups employed by Facebook to defend global election integrity.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

In Heavily Gerrymandered Wisconsin, a Bipartisan Grassroots Movement Fights for Fair Maps

The Wisconsin Fair Maps Coalition has helped pass resolutions in 54 of 72 counties calling on the state legislature to adopt nonpartisan redistricting, with 11 more on the ballot in November.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

STOCK Act 2.0: New Bill Would Shed Light on Congress’ Stock Trades

Senator and reps would no longer be able to bury their financial details on hand-written and poorly scanned paper filings.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Bank Lobby’s Pro-Tillis Ad Follows Legislative Favors from the Senator

Deregulatory provisions from the banking industry's wishlist were sponsored by Tillis and added to the CARES Act.

Revolving Door Primary category in which blog post is published

Congressional Leader Lays Down Marker in Revolving-Door Battle

Rep. Raúl Grijalva has built a coalition of outside groups committed to barring corporate insiders from executive branch positions. Now he wants House members to sign on.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Chris Coons’ Support of Corporate Immunity Could Benefit His Private Equity Donors

A subsidiary of Apollo Global Management—Sen. Coons’ second largest donor—backs a chain of nursing homes in New Jersey that have had high rates of infection and death during the pandemic.

STOCK TICKER Primary category in which blog post is published

STOCK TICKER: A Critic of Trump’s Postal Policies, Wyden Stands to Benefit from Privatization

A new financial document shows Sen. Ron Wyden's (D-Ore.) spouse has been investing money with the post office's private competitors.