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MapLight is a nonprofit, nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Senators Drafting Secret Health Care Bill Backed by Insurance and Pharma Campaign Money
The small group of senators secretly crafting a bill to eliminate the Affordable Care Act collected an average of $214,000 in campaign contributions from health insurance and pharmaceutical industries between November 2010 and November 2016 - nearly double the amount received by colleagues excluded...
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Friday, August 15, 2014
Data: Ferguson/ Defense Industry-Backed Lawmakers Voted to Continue Police Militarization Program
Local law enforcement around the country has become more heavily armed through partnerships with the Department of Defense and the Department of Homeland Security. One of the key programs, the 1033 Program , allows the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) under the Department of Defense to transfer...
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Tuesday, September 25, 2012
MapLight, the Political Money Tracker, Launches Politicash 2012 App for the Presidential Election
MapLight, a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics, announces the launch of its new mobile app, Politicash 2012 .
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Friday, February 03, 2012
Commercial TV and Radio Group Tries to Thwart Disclose of Income From Political Ads
On Jan. 23, the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) filed another in a series of comments to the FCC opposing new rules that would require broadcast TV stations to post information online about the political ads they air.
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Wednesday, February 01, 2012
Senators Funded by Oil & Gas Introduce Bill that Would Grant Congress Final Say on Keystone Pipeline
On Monday, Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) , along with 44 co-sponsors, introduced a bill ( S 2041 ) that would grant Congress the authority to approve the Keystone pipeline.
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Wednesday, January 18, 2012
Online Piracy Legislation Gets Vote of Confidence From Sen. Harry Reid
On a recent episode of "Meet the Press," Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid threw his support behind advancing legislation to curb online piracy. Both chambers of Congress have drafted legislation to address online piracy from foreign websites, but both bills have faced strong public outcry that has put their chances of passage in doubt without significant changes.
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