Manchin echoes ALEC in calling the For the People Act too partisan.
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.
The average Hill staffer stays for only about three years, with many moving to become lobbyists.
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.
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.
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.
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Kyrsten Sinema got two awards from the US Chamber of Commerce recently.
The F-35 program could soon be scaled back—and possibly phased out—after gobbling up hundreds of billions of taxpayer dollars.
Luria was recently elected vice chair of the House Armed Services Committee after taking contributions from the PACs of several defense contractors to pay off her campaign's debt.
Manchin said the rules change would ensure "the views of regular Americans are better represented in the Senate."
Dozens of companies paused their PAC donations to Republican election objectors, but a loophole might continue sending them funds through corporate trade associations.
The pro-Trump protests were the culmination of over a decade of investment in conservative groups by the right-wing Koch network and large corporations.
A startup watchdog group beat back legislation that would have allowed corporate trade groups that lobby the government to access PPP funding.