Posts from Sludge
The climate czar sold his fossil fuel stocks on March 11, collecting as much as $825,000 from them.
In a press release announcing their formation, the SALT Caucus said they are fighting for “tax relief for middle class families.” However, that’s not true.
Andrew Yang's campaign chiefs are employees of Tusk Strategies, a consulting firm whose clients have included AT&T, Uber, and private equity giant Blackstone.
NEOM, which is slated to have an artificial moon, flying drone taxis, robot maids, and glow-in-the dark beach sand, is being constructed on land that for hundreds of years has been occupied by the Huwaitat tribe.
The Nashville Democrat, chair of the House subcommittee overseeing nuclear weapons programs, received max contributions last cycle from the PACs of several top defense contractors.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce warned U.S. senators against voting for the Democrats’ election reform bill.
The automaker took just three weeks to assess the Jan. 6 riots before restarting PAC donations to Republican election objectors.
After dipping in the back three quarters of 2020 amid a nationwide focus on policing, the transfer of military weapons and equipment to civilian police has picked back up in the first quarter of 2021.
Dozens of U.S. companies have paid zero federal income tax while claiming to lead on "inclusive prosperity."
It’s unusual for an elected representative to give an industry lobbying group a quote to use for its launch press materials.
Over 50 members of Congress are calling on President Biden to "significantly" cut military spending in next year's budget and invest in social needs.
Republican reps took a posh trip to Miami to hear messaging strategy from a conservative nonprofit.
Opaque state subsidies of more than $4.4 billion per year have helped Gov. Cuomo to consolidate his political power over the past decade.
Corporate PAC money helps bank owner and representative Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-Mo.) keep his seat as top Republican on the panel overseeing bank regulators and banking law.
As he serves on the subcommittee overseeing ports of entry, Richard Blumenthal’s wife is investing in a cargo security company that says it is the only company that can satisfy the scanning requirements recommended by Congress.