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Democrats Bankrolled by Big Pharma Are Refusing to Back Covid Vaccine Patent Waiver

The top Democratic recipients of Big Pharma cash in Congress are echoing industry talking points in opposition to a push to suspend key intellectual property protections.

Jake Johnson ·


Much Depends on Supreme Court's Review of Dark Money Case

The ruling could give a boost to untraceable campaign donations.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·


Democratic Lawmakers Urge Barrett to Recuse Herself From Koch Dark Money Case

The members of Congress note that Americans for Prosperity, a Koch-funded advocacy group, mounted a "full-scale campaign" in support of the justice's confirmation.

Jake Johnson ·


Manchin's Filibuster Defense Betrays the Senate Legacy He Claims to Protect

The senator from West Virginia says he sees himself as a defender of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd. If we review Byrd's legacy, however, it's clear Manchin is not doing that.

Fred Wertheimer ·


The Terrible Deal Between Corporate America and the GOP Is Alive and Well

Corporations can and should bankroll much of what America needs. But they won't as long as corporations keep bankrolling American politicians.

Robert Reich ·


After Decades of Raking in Corporate Cash, McConnell Tells CEOs Mildly Defending Voting Rights to 'Stay Out of Politics'

"I have a feeling he thinks advocating for fair access to the ballot box is the only political act CEOs shouldn't be engaged in," said Congresswoman Ilhan Omar.

Jake Johnson ·


Corporate Backers of Georgia's New Voter Suppression Law

Georgia-based companies have gotten backlash from voting advocates for their silence on new regressive legislation.

Ciara Torres-Spelliscy ·



The Border-Industrial Complex in the Post-Trump Era

The greater the disaster, the greater the profits.

Todd Miller ·


The Burning Urgency of Passing the "For the People Act"

Our chance to preempt voter suppression could expire at any moment.

Jeff Milchen ·

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