Unlike his Democratic Senate primary opponent Sen. Ed Markey, Rep. Joe Kennedy has declined in multiple sessions to co-sponsor legislation to end the carried interest tax loophole enjoyed by hedge fund and private equity managers.
As dire climate change projections mount, one in four members of Congress is invested in oil, gas, or coal interests.
Three out of the five GOP members of the House Ethics Committee file paper disclosures, even as the committee “strongly urges” members to file electronically.
Four Democratic members of the House Financial Services Committee are personally invested in Facebook as CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before them on Wednesday.
U.S. senators own as much as $14 million in fossil fuel stocks, raising questions about their willingness to adequately address climate change.
Rep. Rooney, who is reviving the bipartisan Climate Solutions Caucus, favors a carbon tax plan that mirrors a proposal put forth by the fossil fuel industry.
Former Rep. John Delaney assailed Medicare for All and asked Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to debate him. Turns out he has a financial stake in the for-profit health care industry.
Alerted to the contributions, House Financial Services Chair Maxine Waters tells Sludge she will better vet her campaign contributors.
As Illinois Democratic Rep. Bradley Schneider helps craft health care legislation, his wealthy wife has been buying and selling investments in health care companies.
The more oil and gas money a House Democrat has received, the less likely they are to support the Green New Deal