The Commodity Futures Trading Commission is a critical derivatives regulator, and a House reauthorization fails to fortify it.
As they legislate on important matters, over 50 senators enjoy investments in major communications, defense, finance, energy, and health companies that Congress oversees.
Pence will attend the Delivering Alpha conference along with hedge fund billionaires tied to some of the gravest problems humanity faces today.
A scam to get patients to switch from Medicare to private insurance for dialysis care is being threatened by a bill in the Golden State. DaVita and Fresenius, the dialysis giants, have placed enormous funds into opposing it.
Sludge and Data for Progress analyzed the Democratic presidential candidates' donors by income, race, gender, age, and ideology.
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Backed by top global corporate powerhouses, the plan is driven by an industry-friendly logic firmly within the bounds of the neoliberal imagination.