Posts from Sludge
The Bipartisan Policy Center is a D.C. think tank that presents itself as being above the fray of petty politics and concerned instead with the very serious business of crafting policies built on “the best ideas from both parties.” It was founded in 2007 by four former Senate majority leaders who had moved into the […]
Decentralized technology is being used to swap carbon offsets internationally, create peer-to-peer energy trading, and promote greater renewable energy in power grids.
Unfilibusterable bills to reverse Trump rules have been left to die.
Manchin echoes ALEC in calling the For the People Act too partisan.
Crowley's first client is a RIAA front group.
The White House budget proposal, with its infrastructure and families plans, would only spend about a quarter of GDP, less than other wealthy countries spend.
Three lead negotiators of the Senate GOP's counter-proposal to Biden's infrastructure plan represent states ranked in the bottom 10 for broadband access.
Donors include PhRMA, Altria, and Fluor.
The Texas-based oil and gas company donated to multiple members of Congress who made public statements in the company's defense as it faced international arbitration over a breach of contract.
In the years before the Colonial Pipeline incident, the company’s trade group lobbied the government against mandatory cybersecurity regulations.
The average Hill staffer stays for only about three years, with many moving to become lobbyists.
On average, the signers received $93,275 from the OpenSecrets-defined pharmaceutical/health products industry in the 2020 election cycle, according to Sludge’s analysis, far more than the average for House Democrats during that period of $37,788.
As the F-35 fighter comes under Pentagon review for potential cuts, bipartisan groups of lawmakers are calling to continue high levels of spending on the troubled $1.7 trillion program.
Americans for Prosperity is hitting six key moderate House Democrats with digital ads opposing reintroduced drug pricing measures.
The "Jew Hatred on Campus" page, which is sponsoring the ads, is a project of anti-Muslim hate group the David Horowitz Freedom Center.