Big Pharma bankrolled conservative groups that pushed industry message to Trump, tax returns show

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP via Getty Images) The pharmaceutical industry’s largest trade association gave millions of dollars in grants to a number

2020 presidential candidates top $100M in digital ad spending as Twitter goes dark

President Trump leads all other candidates when it comes to digital ad spending (Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Digital

Big-dollar donors helped Deval Patrick lay groundwork for presidential campaign

Deval Patrick, Former Governor of Massachusetts (Michael Brochstein/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images) Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is making a

Bloomberg brings the biggest bucks to the Democratic presidential primary

Michael Bloomberg (Roy Rochlin/Getty Images) Michael Bloomberg, one of the richest men in the world, is expected to enter the

Maxine Waters’ blue seat isn’t up for grabs — but the lucrative chance to challenge her is

House Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (Tom William/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images) Earlier this year, Navy veteran Joe

How are presidential candidates spending their campaign cash?

Elizabeth Warren spends more than any of her fellow 2020 presidential candidates on salaries (Sean Rayford/Getty Images) Campaigning for president

Half of Kamala Harris’ bundlers are funding other 2020 Democrats

Senator Kamala Harris (via flickr – Gage Skidmore) Entering the 2020 presidential field as an ascendant first-term California senator, Kamala

Which agencies attract the most lobbyists?

The Treasury Department (pictured) is consistently one of the most lobbied federal agencies. (MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images) From the White House

Trump launches joint fundraising committee with vulnerable GOP senator

U.S. Senator David Perdue of Georgia (via flickr – Gage Skidmore) President Donald Trump this week formally set up a

Retirees, lawyers and investors powering House Democrats in Trump-won districts

(Sha Hanting/China News Service/VCG via Getty Images) For many of the 31 House Democrats declaring victory last November in districts

Republican retirement opens up top spot on sought-after House committee

Rep. Greg Walden (R-Ore.), the top Republican on the powerful House Energy and Commerce Committee, speaks at a telecommunications industry

GOP heavy hitters, Trump cabinet members revealed as donors to anti-Obama ‘dark money’ group

(Alfred Gescheidt/Getty Images) Former “dark money” giant Americans for Job Security has walked out from the shadows, disclosing its donors

Big Pharma continues to top lobbying spending

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Reps. Richard Neal (D-Mass.) (L) and Frank Pallone (D-N.J.) reveal House Democrats’ bill to

Education field gives more to Bernie Sanders than other 2020 Democrats

Teachers strike on October 23, 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (Scott Heins/Getty Images) As education reform rises to center stage in