Like its founder, the Capitol Hill Citizen pulls no punches exposing a body politic feeding off corporate donors.
The telecom company has also given hundreds of thousands of dollars to legislators supporting voter suppression laws.
Sen. Joe Manchin and Rep. Henry Cuellar represent areas that have some of the highest poverty rates in the U.S.
So far this year, eighteen states have enacted laws that limit voting access. More onerous restrictions may be on the way.
The president of the Economic Policy Institute discusses the COVID-19 financial tailspin and attempts by lawmakers to mitigate the damage.
Figures compiled from campaign contribution records show that fossil fuel industries donate almost exclusively to Republican candidates. “They’ve gone out of their way to help oil and gas and coal,” says one environmentalist.
Consumer protections that support a free and open internet are under attack by the FCC and the Trump administration but tech titans and telecoms are wary of GOP calls for legislating the future of the Web.