Politics

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
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Just weeks after taking over both houses of Congress, the Republican party is already aggressively moving to weaken legislation aimed at reining in big banks and protecting the public. According to the New York Times , Wall Street is holding the strings. "The financial industry has been methodical, drafting technically complicated legislation that...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Jeb Bush announced Tuesday morning that he will "actively explore the...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After much wrangling and threats of an alleged government shutdown, the U.S...

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Arguing we shouldn't tolerate pols taking money from fossil fuel companies "whose business plan is to cook the planet," a new Super PAC is working to elect only those politicians who show leadership on climate change. Climate Change Hawks has compiled a score card for House Democrats, made its first endorsement, and begun raising money for "climate hawk leaders - those who prioritize and speak on the climate crisis."