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As the #ImpeachmentInquiry  goes public, a look into the political funding of the 2 men leading the House Intelligence Committee

#CA25 - following the resignation of Rep Katie Hill, @SteveKnight25 , the Republican she unseated in 2018, has announced that he will join the now open race to replace her. The primary field also includes former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos

When money is spent fto influence the decision of a voter but the source of that money is not disclosed, that's #DarkMoney  Follow the influence of Dark Money on American politics:

Our new lobbying database includes the ability to rank how many lobbyists are attempting to influence each government agency & on what issues. Follow the money:

New ads by the super PAC backing Joe Biden highlight Trump's attacks on the former Vice President

Election tallies indicate that only two of the seven candidates that Amazon spent close to $1.5 million backing in Seattle's city council will win. Kshama Sawant, a socialist and Amazon's primary nemesis, seems poised to win and has declared victory

Interested in joining the world of political reporting or research in DC? Apply to become an OpenSecrets Intern for the Spring! #PaidInternship  and For-Credit positions available. DEADLINE THIS FRIDAY

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ICYMI - Former Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut has officially filed as a lobbyist for Chinese telecom company ZTE

Today, we unveil "All the President's Profiting" - a tool you can use to track payments from political entities to properties still financially benefiting the #Trump  family

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Job Creators Network, which sponsored billboards criticizing and calls itself "the voice of Main Street,” is backed and funded by a number of prominent GOP mega-donors

President Donald Trump owns more than $130 million in assets across 30 countries under the trust controlled by his children. Those assets generated more than $100 million in income in 2017 and 2018 combined.

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley will apply for federal farm aid dollars

Last week Kamala Harris said that work done by the law firm Kirkland and Ellis while representing Jeffrey Epstein “calls into question the integrity of our legal system” Later that day, her husband headlined a fundraiser hosted by 6 partners of the firm

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez got 62% of her campaign contributions from donors giving less than $200 - giving her the highest rate of funding from small donors of any House member in the 116th Congress. by

Senate currently voting on nom of Betsy DeVos. Weve got the top recipients from her family in the Senate #DeVosvote 

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