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States Countering Digital Deception
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Obama Alums Tell Health Insurance Lobby “Medicare For All” Won’t Happen
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President Barack Obama’s former top strategist told insurance lobby executives that “Medicare for All” likely won’t pass even if Democrats control both branches of Congress.
MapLight Analysis Finds a Small Donor Class Funds Oregon Elections
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As Oregon state legislators consider a package of bills to limit the influence of money in politics, a new MapLight report outlines hows megadonors and Portland’s “donor class” have an outsized impact on Oregon elections.
Under Fire By U.S. Regulators, Chinese Telecom Giant Lobbying Jumped Sixfold in 2018
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A Chinese telecommunications giant banned from purchasing key electronic components from the United States increased its Capitol Hill lobbying sixfold last year, according to federal records examined by MapLight.
Federal Action and Inaction on Digital Deception
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MapLight examines some of the most relevant pieces of legislation for countering online disinformation and deceptive political advertising making their way through Congress -- including a break down what the bills would do and what prospects they have of passing.
DowDuPont Giving Generously To Congressional Opponents of Chlorpyrifos Ban
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Lawmakers sitting out a fight to ban a controversial pesticide linked to brain damage in children and farmworkers have received about 27 times more campaign cash from its primary manufacturer since 2017 than House members pushing for a prohibition.
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