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Goldman Lobbyist Turned Schumer General Counsel Is Hiding Most Former Clients’ Names
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Principles and Policies to Counter Deceptive Digital Politics
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MapLight and the Institute for the Future outline more than 30 concrete proposals—all grounded in the democratic principles of transparency, accountability, standards, coordination, adaptability, and inclusivity--to protect the integrity of the future elections.
Democracy Reform Opponents Received Lion’s Share of 2018 Midterm Corporate PAC Dollars
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The 206 House members who haven’t agreed to support a major democracy reform package typically received about $150,000 more from corporate political action committees during the midterm elections than sponsors of the measure.
Corporate PAC Donation History For 2020 Democratic Candidates Reveals Few Surprises
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Half of the leading Democratic candidates accepted six-figure amounts from corporate political action committees during their most recent campaigns. Three Democrats took either no money from corporate PACs or returned more donations than they received
Corporate Trade Organization Increased Donations by 18,000 Percent to Boost Tax Legislation
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A nonprofit trade association whose members include some of the largest corporations in the nation increased its political donations by more than 18,000 percent in 2017, including a $6 million contribution to a dark money organization with ties to former House Speaker Paul Ryan.
Conservative Legal Interests Funneled $2.7 Million To NRA, Freedom Partners Around Gorsuch Fight
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Conservative legal groups linked to President Donald Trump’s top judicial adviser funneled at least $2.6 million to the National Rifle Association and the Koch brothers’ political network around the time the organizations were working to confirm Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch.
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