Influence

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Group Promoting Covid “Liberate” Protests Tied to Hydroxychloroquine Push

"Hydroxychloroquine is the cure!" reads a sign displayed at one of the protests.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

The Democrats Who Want to Bail Out the Oil Industry

Backed by oil and gas PACs, some Democrats are calling on the government to buy oil to support the industry.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Noem Taps Top Career Donor to Conduct Statewide Hydroxychloroquine Study

Sanford Health, the South Dakota governor’s top donor, will offer the drug to coronavirus patients in the state, many of whom are from a meatpacking plant’s immigrant workforce.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Dems’ Health Insurer Bailout Follows Bundled Checks from the Industry’s Lobbyists

Health insurance lobbyists have collected nearly a quarter of a million dollars for the DCCC so far this cycle.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Did Joe Pizza Tell Trump About Hydroxychloroquine?

Mr. Pizza, whose wife was serenaded by Trump at Mar-a-Lago, is a hydroxychloroquine dealer.

Health Primary category in which blog post is published

Pharma-Funded Group Tied to a Top Trump Donor Is Promoting Malaria Drug to the President

Founded by one of Trump's top donors, the Job Creators Network has been pushing Trump to approve the use of hydroxychloroquine for treating COVID-19.

Democracy Primary category in which blog post is published

Dark Money Pours Into Wisconsin Supreme Court Race

In the week before the election, incumbent Daniel Kelly has benefited from a last minute surge in spending by groups with ties to the Judicial Crisis Network.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

Mnuchin’s Fortune Tied to Companies He Can Bail Out

Through his $454 billion bailout fund, Mnuchin can boost the stocks of companies comprising some of his largest investments.

Ban Members of Congress From Lobbying For Life

The massive corporate bailout shows that lobbyists have their grip on Washington. Congress' next ethics reform package needs to slam shut the revolving door.

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