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DNC Primary category in which blog post is published

Tom Perez Put Corporate Lobbyists in Charge of the DNC’s Budget

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.

Private Prisons Primary category in which blog post is published

New PR Group Formed to Push Private Prison Industry Talking Points

Facing a backlash from profiting off the family separation and detention crisis, GEO Group and other top prison companies have formed a new group to promote their talking points and burnish their image.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

A Billionaire Heiress and a Bernie-Backed Progressive Face off in California Primary

Sara Jacobs, heiress to the Qualcomm fortune, is leading in the polls thanks in part to a super PAC funded entirely by her billionaire grandparents.

Quick Hits Primary category in which blog post is published

Richard Neal Is #1 in Corporate PAC Donations

Neal, who chairs the tax-writing Ways and Means Committee, got money from PACs of several corporations that had negative effective tax rates in 2018.

Buying Their Way Out of Environmental Regulations

Trump’s EPA lets big-time coal industry donors off the hook for the damage their mercury emissions inflict on children.

Fact Check: Does Bernie Sanders Get Support From Big-Money Super PACs?

Elizabeth Warren lumped Sanders in with fellow contenders who are getting millions of dollars worth of help from outside groups funded by corporate executives.

2020 Primary category in which blog post is published

‘No Corporate PAC Money’ Dems Keep Taking Corporate PAC Money

Six House Democrats who pledged not to accept corporate PAC donations are still receiving corporate money through a PAC set up by the campaign treasurer of Rep. Max Rose, co-sponsor with Rep. Josh Harder of the Ban Corporate PACs Act.

Climate Primary category in which blog post is published

Is Your Rep Invested in Fossil Fuels?

Use the interactive map below to see if your representative owns stock in oil, gas, and coal companies.

States Primary category in which blog post is published

A Christian Nationalist Group Is Quietly Shaping Bills for State Legislatures

Seemingly disparate anti-LGBTQ, anti-choice bills can all be traced to Project Blitz, an elaborate legal strategy devised by a coalition of Christian Right groups.