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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.
The president's inaugural address touched all the important bases, except one.
In the aftermath of a superstorm, Americans are finally waking up to global warming.
In the next four years—and beyond—progressives must create the political space for the president to represent the majority of Americans.
Disguised by its billionaire backers as campaign finance reform, California’s Proposition 32 would destroy the political power of unions.
The Court’s next project: saving Wall Street from Dodd-Frank.
Thanks to Citizens United, US and foreign corporations can secretly spend millions on political campaigns under the cover of trade associations.