Posts from Sludge
California Democrat Adam Gray advanced in the CA-13 primary after the super PAC ran ads for him, facing a candidate endorsed by state environmental groups.
The conservative Supreme Court majority may hand state legislatures unchecked control over federal elections.
Abortion access is on the ballot in several states this year in attorney general races.
Following a spate of deadly mass shootings, President Biden last week called on Congress to pass laws that would ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines, and expand background checks for firearms purchases, among other steps. House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) is working to bring a legislative package of gun control measures to the floor […]
One in five GOP members of the bipartisan Problem Solvers Caucus voted to support legal challenges to the 2020 election results.
Some of Intuit's lobbyists at a top D.C. firm recently held a swanky fundraiser for Senate Democrats.
The OptOut news aggregation app, launched last month, aims to level-up the distribution of independent journalism and more uncompromising content.
President Biden proposed a record $813 billion in defense funding, which experts called a boon to weapons contractors developing nuclear weapons.
The expensive Littoral Combat Ships, only seven years old, were expected to serve for 25 years.
On Feb. 3, the Senate Judiciary Committee passed its second tech antitrust bill in as many months, part of the upper chamber’s efforts to address anti-competitive practices among big technology companies. The bipartisan Open Markets App Act (S. 2710) would focus on companies that run app stores with more than 50 million users in the […]
Democratic Senators Joe Manchin and Kyrsten Sinema stood out last year by holding up their party’s signature Build Back Better Act, a package of social spending and climate measures that would have raised taxes on large corporations and people making at least $10 million a year. Manchin eventually came out against it, saying that he […]
The PACs of Business Roundtable member companies like Boeing, Lockheed Martin, and NextEra Energy donated millions to the DCCC and DSCC last year.
Lawmakers purchased stock in gas and oil pipeline companies last year as the U.S. became the world's top exporter of liquid natural gas.