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By pouring money into politics, pesticide companies have beat back attempts to protect the public.
Academics get paid by financial firms to testify against Dodd-Frank regulations. What’s wrong with this picture?
Special interests dominate Washington and undermine our democracy.
Its annual conference proved that ALEC is still cozy with the NRA—and still pushing the agenda of giant corporations and right-wing ideologues.
As the company moves to Internet-based telephone service, it’s looking to shed regulatory obligations that benefit low-income Americans.
Washington institutions esteemed for their independent scholarship don’t disclose donations from corporations and foreign governments.
Disclosures reveal that corporations and lobbying firms award six-figure bonuses to staff who leave to take powerful positions on Capitol Hill.
Battalions of regulatory lawyers burrowed deep in the federal bureaucracy to foil reform.
How Republicans and industry profiteers are targeting high school students, welfare applicants and the unemployed.
It’s because they are so beholden to their big-money contributors that they can’t fight the GOP even on issues that they know have overwhelming public support.
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