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[l] at 2/2/23 12:00am
Pharmaceutical and health product companies poured over $372 million into federal lobbying last year, outspending every other industry.
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[l] at 2/2/23 12:00am
New FEC contribution limits let individual donors give $3,300 per federal candidate each election, and even more to national party committees.
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[l] at 2/1/23 12:00am
Rep. George Santos’ campaign reported a new treasurer plus payments for legal services and outstanding debts at an Italian restaurant in Queens in its year-end report to the FEC.
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[l] at 1/30/23 12:00am
Google’s parent company ramped up annual federal lobbying expenditures by nearly 50% since 2020, spending more than $13 million in 2022.
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[l] at 1/30/23 12:00am
A new analysis jointly produced by OpenSecrets and the Brennan Center shows the potential of New York state’s new small donor multiple match program.
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[l] at 1/27/23 12:00am
Business interests outspent organized labor 14-to-1 during the 2022 election cycle, including $341.3 million in federal political contributions from business PACs.
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[l] at 1/26/23 12:00am
Including donations to Rep. George Santos, Andrew Intrater’s political giving totaled $176,160.
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[l] at 1/26/23 12:00am
Total federal lobbying skyrocketed to $4.1 billion in 2022, a nominal record.
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[l] at 1/25/23 12:00am
Advocates from half a dozen grassroots organizations gathered at the Virginia General Assembly on Tuesday to urge state lawmakers to pass campaign finance reform.
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[l] at 1/24/23 12:00am
Outside spenders like super PACs and dark money groups spent over $9 billion into federal elections since the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision, with about $3 out of every $10 coming from secret donors.
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[l] at 1/24/23 12:00am
A Senate Judiciary Committee hearing examined the impact of consolidation in the live entertainment and ticketing industries on Tuesday.
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[l] at 1/19/23 12:00am
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) reportedly tapped Wall Street ally Sen. Thom Tillis (R-N.C.) to join his leadership team…
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[l] at 1/13/23 12:00am
A Virginia legislative panel formed to study campaign finance reform failed to deliver its final report on Wednesday.
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[l] at 1/12/23 12:00am
Rep. Katie Porter (D-Calif.), who announced her 2024 U.S. Senate bid on Tuesday, raised more money than other House Democrats during the 2022 election while rejecting corporate PAC and lobbyists contributions.
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[l] at 1/11/23 12:00am
Democratic Colorado Rep. Jason Crow reintroduced the End Dark Money Act on Monday, aiming to crack down on 501(c)(4) nonprofit groups spending to influence U.S. elections.
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[l] at 1/10/23 12:00am
Multiple watchdog groups and lawmakers are pushing for probes into Rep. George Santos amid increased scrutiny of his financial dealings and campaign finance disclosures after allegations that the new congressman fabricated much of his background.
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[l] at 1/6/23 12:00am
Corporate PACs and business groups poured more than $66 million into the campaigns and leadership PACs of GOP members of Congress who objected to certification of the 2020 election on Jan. 6, 2021.
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[l] at 1/5/23 12:00am
U.S. senators securing military construction earmarks in the omnibus bill received an average of 51% more money from the defense sector than other senators during the 2022 election cycle.
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[l] at 1/5/23 12:00am
Club for Growth reached a deal with the Congressional Leadership Fund to support Rep. Kevin McCarthy in the U.S. House speaker battle.
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[l] at 1/4/23 12:00am
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis was sworn in Tuesday after raising more than $217 million for his reelection bid, the most raised by any gubernatorial candidate in U.S. history.
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[l] at 12/23/22 12:00am
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