Influence

Gerrymandering Primary category in which blog post is published

35 States at Risk of ‘Rigged’ Districts Due to Gerrymandering, Report Finds

The report finds that a wide swath of the South is at risk of “extreme” partisan gerrymandering.

Hate Primary category in which blog post is published

Tech Companies Run Anti-Immigrant Hate Group Ads Amid Border Hype

Twitter, Facebook, and Google have ad policies against hate, but they are allowing designated hate group FAIR's new round of advertising to stand.

Brick House Cooperative Primary category in which blog post is published

House Dem Celebrates the Launch of a Big Tech Lobbying Group

It’s unusual for an elected representative to give an industry lobbying group a quote to use for its launch press materials.

Finance Primary category in which blog post is published

The Congressman Represented by the Banking Lobby

Missouri Republican Blaine Luetkemeyer has collected millions from his family bank, a member of the American Bankers Association.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Philly’s Gas Utility is Fighting the City on Climate Policy

As the city tries to wean itself off gas, municipally-owned Philadelphia Gas Works is siding with the gas industry against policies that would encourage the use of more energy efficient appliances.

Environment Primary category in which blog post is published

Who Will Represent the People of Cancer Alley?

In the race to replace oil and gas ally Cedric Richmond, the leading candidates have their own histories with the industry.

Energy Primary category in which blog post is published

Alaska Senator Mum on Haaland Vote Has Financial Conflict of Interest

Sen. Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska) has up to $5 million invested in a family business that makes petroleum-derived products, some of which it sells to the fossil fuels industry.