Congress

Companies Are Pausing Their PACs, But Their Trade Groups Aren’t

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Dozens of companies paused their PAC donations to Republican election objectors, but a loophole might continue sending them funds through corporate trade associations.

From Sludge
On January 22, 2021

The Tea Party Origins of ‘Stop the Steal’

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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.

From Sludge
On January 8, 2021

Corporate Lobbyist Bailout: DENIED

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A startup watchdog group beat back legislation that would have allowed corporate trade groups that lobby the government to access PPP funding.

From Sludge
On December 31, 2020