Politics

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Just a few weeks out from the November midterm elections, a new report revealed on Tuesday that over a quarter of the nearly $1 billion spent so far has been paid for by outside groups, the majority of which do not disclose their donors. According to the Wesleyan Media Project analysis (pdf) of Kantar Media/CMAG data, the top three outside...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
The current "gutted" version of the U.S.A. Freedom Act (S. 2685) will only...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Appearing at a fundraising event for outgoing U.S. Senator Tom Harkin (D-Iowa)...

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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."