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Companies’ political spending contradicts pride support

Companies’ political spending contradicts pride support
Jino Jino 6 days ago
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Reid Champlin1 week agoParticipants seen at the LA Pride Parade on June 9, 2019 (Chelsea Guglielmino/Getty Images) This month’s Pride festivities mark the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, a seri...
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Supreme court justices continue to rack up trips on private interest dime

Supreme court justices continue to rack up trips on private interest dime
Cobra Cobra 14 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom5 hours ago(Supreme Court in Washington, DC, June 15, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / JIM WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images) Supreme Court justices continue to t...
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2020 democrats scramble for donors ahead of debate deadline

2020 democrats scramble for donors ahead of debate deadline
Cobra Cobra 11 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Jessica Piper6 hours agoSenators Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass. and Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Facing the prospect that they might not qualify for the Democratic National Comm...
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Raytheon-united technologies merger would create influential defense giant

Raytheon-united technologies merger would create influential defense giant
Cobra Cobra 11 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Vaughn Golden3 hours ago(JIM WATSON,NOVA SAFO/AFP/Getty Images) The proposed merger between Raytheon and United Technologies could result in a defense manufacturing giant topped only by Boeing, but the c...
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Banking groups lobby congress to enable banking services for cannabis companies

Banking groups lobby congress to enable banking services for cannabis companies
Alice Alice 8 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom10 hours agoPhoto by Get Budding on Unsplash Trade groups believe it’s high time to push for legislation that would make life easier for the budding cannabis industry. The SAFE ...
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Newly-formed pac with prominent democratic backers promises to “expose” trump, allies

Newly-formed pac with prominent democratic backers promises to “expose” trump, allies
Karisma Karisma 7 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Reid Champlin24 hours agoAdam Parkhomenko (PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images) “The United States has been compromised.” So reads the ominous landing page of Cyber War Room, a new PAC incorporated la...
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Public and industry backing probably won’t help the dream act in the senate

Public and industry backing probably won’t help the dream act in the senate
Jino Jino 7 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Jessica Piper12 hours ago(Aurora Samperio/NurPhoto via Getty Images) The DREAM Act, which would provide a path to citizenship for immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children, passed the...
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Mexico tariffs draw sharp response from auto industry, business groups

Mexico tariffs draw sharp response from auto industry, business groups
Cobra Cobra 5 June, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Jessica Piper20 hours agoA cargo truck near the US-Mexico border in Tijuana, Baja California state, Mexico (GUILLERMO ARIAS/AFP/Getty Images) President Donald Trump’s latest announcement of increased tarif...
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Recent ex-members of congress head to k street as ‘shadow lobbying’ escalates

Recent ex-members of congress head to k street as ‘shadow lobbying’ escalates
Karisma Karisma 30 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Karl Evers-Hillstrom3 hours agoFormer Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan.) set up her own government relations firm in November 2018, before exiting Congress, sparking fury from ethics watchdogs. She joins a number o...
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Lindsey graham faces challenge from ex-podesta group lobbyist

Lindsey graham faces challenge from ex-podesta group lobbyist
Alice Alice 30 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Raymond Arke and Anna Massoglia3 hours agoJaime Harrison, former Chairman of the South Carolina Democratic Party (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call) Already backed by fundraising money from lobbyists and foreign a...
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Breaking down the personal finances of the 2020 democrats

Breaking down the personal finances of the 2020 democrats
Jino Jino 30 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Reid Champlin9 hours agoFormer Rep. John Delaney (D-Md.) is by far the richest Democratic presidential contender, with an estimated net worth ranging from $56 million to $280 million, according to personal ...
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Us lobbyist registers as foreign agent for increasingly authoritarian cambodian government

Us lobbyist registers as foreign agent for increasingly authoritarian cambodian government
Jino Jino 28 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Raymond Arke and Reid Champlin7 hours agoCambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen (Greg Baker – Pool/Getty Images) Perhaps looking for “a holiday in Cambodia,” to quote the punk band Dead Kennedys, a revolving do...
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While usmca stalls, lobbying kicks into high gear

While usmca stalls, lobbying kicks into high gear
Cobra Cobra 9 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Raymond Arke23 hours ago (Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images for CABC) The pending North American trade deal is stalled in Congress due to both Republican and Democratic opposition, even recently being deemed “...
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2020 democrats sticking to their no lobbyist money pledge

2020 democrats sticking to their no lobbyist money pledge
Cobra Cobra 8 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Raymond Arke7 hours ago (By Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call) One of the biggest focuses of the Democratic presidential primary so far has been on the candidates and how their campaigns raise money. A subject of c...
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A lag in fundraising casts doubt on dnc’s 2020 influence

A lag in fundraising casts doubt on dnc’s 2020 influence
Cobra Cobra 8 May, 2019
Home / News & AnalysisTweetOpenSecrets News By Camille Erickson6 hours ago DNC Chair Tom Perez announcing the DNC’s 2020 convention location in Milwaukee on March 11, 2019. (Kamil Krzaczynski / AFP) The Democratic National Committee’s (DNC) political ...
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