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New Mexico Politicians Call For SEC Enforcement Of Pay-To-Play Rules
Wall Street Cash Flows Into New Mexico, Despite Pay-To-Play Rule
Despite federal ethics rule, GOP rising star raked in cash from Wall Street firms that received state investment deals.
Democratic Holdouts On “Medicare For All” Have Received Twice As Much Insurance Industry Cash As Sponsors
Democratic senators who haven’t signed on to Sen. Bernie Sanders’ “Medicare for All” proposal have received twice as much cash from the insurance industry as the bill’s sponsors, MapLight has found.
California Political Parties Boosted by Groups Who Also Back Their Opponents
More than 40 percent of the $60 million raised by California's major political parties during the 2016 cycle came from organizations that gave to both parties, according to a MapLight analysis.
House Panel Members Considering Net Neutrality Repeal Got 3 Times More Donations From ISPs
Four major internet service providers that support a Trump administration plan to eliminate net neutrality rules have outspent online giants such as Facebook, Amazon and Google by a 3-to-1 margin when it comes to contributing money to members of a key House panel.
Congress Weighs Reducing Sweets for the Poor, Even As Industries Provide Campaign Sugar
Preventing SNAP recipients from buying soda and junk food would dramatically improve public health—but lobbyists for Big Sugar have the financial clout to fight the idea.
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