Nancy Pelosi

Congress Won’t Stop Trading Stocks

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Researchers studying congressional stock ownership have found that the practice has effects on lobbying activity and potentially on market movements.

From Sludge
On July 27, 2021
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Pharma Companies Spend Billions More on Stock Buybacks Than Developing Drugs, House Report Finds

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The largest drugmakers spent $56 billion more on stock buybacks and dividends than on research and development from 2016 to 2020, according to a new House committee report.

From Sludge
On July 13, 2021
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Infrastructure Month in Congress, For Real, This Time, Maybe

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Democrats have given themselves just a few weeks to pass a preliminary budget resolution for one of two infrastructure bills moving in tandem.

From Sludge
On July 8, 2021
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Groups Call on Congress: Fund Your Staff

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The average Hill staffer stays for only about three years, with many moving to become lobbyists.

From Sludge
On May 18, 2021
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