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How Deep Does the Dark Money Well Run? Midterm Spending is Already Over $20 Million

October 10, 2018

Dark money is desperately being pumped into elections across the country in time for the midterms.

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Lawmakers In This Red State Are Cashing In On Government – And Don’t Have To Disclose It

April 15, 2018

Louisiana Legislators Are Earning Big Money From Government Agencies — But Don’t Have to Disclose It All by Rebekah Allen ProPublica This article was produced in partnership with The Advocate, which is a member of the ProPublica Local Reporting Network. When…

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Trump Has a Big Problem With His Former ‘Body Man’ Turned EPA Whistleblower

April 13, 2018

Trump Body Man Turned EPA Whistleblower Is Violating Ethics Rules, the Agency Says By Derek Kravitz and Alex Mierjeski ProPublica Kevin Chmielewski, the former Trump campaign “body man” who worked at both the Department of Homeland Security and the Environmental…

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The Opioid Crisis is a Jaw-dropping Avalanche of Cash for the Pharmaceutical Industry (VIDEO)

November 19, 2017

Of the many crises currently facing this country, one that is particularly insidious for those affected is the opioid epidemic. With more than 20,000 deaths last year alone caused by prescription painkillers, this problem has grown exponentially. The number of…

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Look Who Just Paid Trump a F**king Fortune to Screw 9/11 Victims

June 5, 2017

Saudi Lobbyists Drop a Fortune at Trump Hotel Donald Trump has essentially gotten away with not divesting from his businesses and flouting the emoluments clause of the US Constitution, which bars favors and payments from foreign governments to federal officials.…

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SURPRISE! Putin Fingerprints All Over ‘Foreign Agent’ Flynn’s Connection to Turkey

March 11, 2017

twisted loyalties As it turns out, Michael Flynn, President Donald Trump’s disgraced former national security adviser, not only had close relations with Russia but had also worked as a “foreign agent” for the Turkish government – which is now emerging…

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Tim Ryan To Nancy Pelosi: I’m Coming For Your Job (VIDEO)

November 18, 2016

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan plans to challenge House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi for the top Democratic leadership post later this month. Ryan’s challenge underscores the growing conflict within the party on the heels of President-elect Donald Trump’s stunning win. Ryan…

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Here’s How This Red State Governor Helped Make Homes In This State Unsafe (VIDEO)

June 26, 2016

In 2009, a non-profit agency based in Washington decided that new homes built in the U.S. should have fire sprinklers. But the homebuilding industry didn’t like this, and claimed it wouldn’t improve safety in new homes enough to justify the added…

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How Does Hillary’s Campaign Finance Reform Plan Compare With Bernie’s? You’d Be Surprised

January 22, 2016

This might come as a pretty big shock to some of you, but Bernie Sanders isn’t the only democratic presidential candidate running in 2016 who wants to bring about campaign finance reform. Despite the criticisms lobbed her way, Hillary Clinton…

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