The Business Roundtable increased its lobbying spending last year by 70% over the previous year as its members pushed for the infrastructure bill.
Our dealings are dominated by a disregard for scientific reasoning, and a preference for ostentatious, and often venal religiosity.
President Joe Biden yesterday nominated a slate of judges, including a controversial selection in Jennifer Rearden, who was first nominated for the federal bench by former President Donald Trump. Rearden, a partner at Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP with the firm’s litigation and crisis management practices group, was nominated by Biden to serve as a […]
Executives at well-connected corporate consultancies voted to approve DNC Chair Jaime Harrison's slate of "at-large" members, which included several new corporate lobbyists.
All our lives, a series of crossings. The parts of our existence we are often not proud to claim still make up the sum total of our lives.
Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) is planning a bill to ban stock trading by federal lawmakers and their spouses, but it faces an uphill battle this year.
The election assaults of pro-Trump Republicans can be traced back to the conspiracy theories of the Tea Party protests and gerrymandering by GOP legislators.
In May, a group of 18 Republican senators sought to block U.S. support for an IP waiver for Covid-19 vaccines, one that is fiercely opposed by the pharmaceutical industry.
Democracy activists are calling on the Biden White House to join talks about how the Senate can pass the Freedom to Vote Act this year.
SCOTUS judges get to decide their own recusals.
In many states, new congressional maps are being drawn up to help the political parties that control the legislatures win more federal seats by packing people who vote for the opposing party into a single district or splitting them up widely to dilute their power. But in a state like Massachusetts, where the vast majority […]
We talk politics, and Giulia McDonnell Nieto del Rio of Documented discusses her reporting on immigration enforcement.