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National/Federal ‘A Complete Ripoff’: Campaign finance experts puzzled and stunned by Trump camp’s reported ‘money bomb’ ploy MSN – Grace Panetta (Business Insider) | Published: 4/6/2021 Some donors who gave a few hundred dollars to former President Trump’s reelection campaign were […]

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National/Federal Business Groups Rethinking Value of In-Person Lobbying The Hill – Alex Gangitano | Published: 3/31/2021 Before the pandemic, business groups held fly-ins that allowed for in-person meetings with members of Congress and agency officials. Trade associations are rethinking the need […]

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March 26, 2021  •  

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National/Federal Congressional Fundraisers Lobby Corporations That Suspended Political Donations Following Capitol Riot MSN – Brian Schwartz (CNBC) | Published: 3/19/2021 Fundraisers for congressional candidates and party campaign arms have been lobbying corporations to resume donating after many suspended their political contributions. […]

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March 19, 2021  •  

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National/Federal Army Initially Pushed to Deny District’s Request for National Guard Before Jan. 6 MSN – Paul Sonne, Peter Hermann, Ellen Nakashima, and Matt Zapotosky (Washington Post) | Published: 3/16/2021 The Army pushed to reject the District of Columbia’s request for […]

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March 12, 2021  •  

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National/Federal Another Oath Keeper with Links to Roger Stone Charged in Capitol Riot Politico – Kyle Cheney and Josh Gerstein | Published: 3/9/2021 A second member of the Oath Keepers militia who provided security to longtime Donald Trump adviser Roger Stone […]

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National/Federal Biden Won’t Release White House Virtual Visitor Logs Politico – Anita Kumar | Published: 3/1/2021 President Biden and is under pressure to do more to restore confidence in the federal government following Donald Trump’s term in the White House. But […]

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February 26, 2021  •  

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National/Federal Activist Shareholders Pressing Companies to Disclose More of Their Political Activity after Capitol Attack Washington Post – Tory Newmyer | Published: 2/23/2021 The insurrection at the Capitol continues to reverberate for major corporations that make campaign contributions. Dozens of companies […]

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February 19, 2021  •  

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National/Federal A GOP Donor Gave $2.5 Million for a Voter Fraud Investigation. Now He Wants His Money Back. MSN – Shawn Boberg and Jon Swaine (Washington Post) | Published: 2/15/2021 Conservative political donor Fred Eshelman gave $2 million to a nonprofit […]

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February 12, 2021  •  

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National/Federal After Capitol Riot, Desperate Families Turn to Groups That ‘Deprogram’ Extremists MSN – Paulina Villegas and Hannah Knowles (Washington Post) | Published: 2/5/2021 There is a surge of desperate families and friends calling organizations that aim to deradicalize and “deprogram” […]

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February 5, 2021  •  

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National/Federal An Emboldened Extremist Wing Flexes Its Power in a Leaderless G.O.P. New York Times – Annie Karni and Sam Baker | Published: 2/1/2021 With no dominant leader other than a one-term president, a radical right movement that became emboldened under […]

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January 29, 2021  •  

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National/Federal Beau Biden Foundation to Deny Lobbyist Donations, Make Major Donors Public The Hill – Alex Gangitano | Published: 1/21/2021 The Beau Biden Foundation for the Protection of Children, which works to combat child abuse and was named after President Biden’s […]

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January 22, 2021  •  

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National/Federal As Trump’s Presidency Recedes into History, Scholars Seek to Understand His Reign – and What It Says About American Democracy MSN – David Nakamura (Washington Post) | Published: 1/18/2021 President Trump’s four years in office ended after a reign defined […]

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January 15, 2021  •  

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National/Federal A Siege on the U.S. Capitol, a Strike Against Democracy Worldwide MSN – Anthony Faiola, Shibani Mahtani, and Isabelle Khurshudyan (Washington Post) | Published: 1/13/2021 The insurrection at the Capitol is threatening America’s historical role promoting democracy around the world. […]

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January 8, 2021  •  

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National/Federal Aides Weigh Resignations, Removal Options as Trump Rages Against Perceived Betrayals MSN – Philip Rucker, Josh Dawsey, Shane Harris, and Ashley Parker (Washington Post) | Published: 1/7/2021 President Trump was ensconced in the White House residence, raging about perceived betrayals, […]

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