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Pro-DeVos TV Ads Attack Democrats As ‘Full Of Rage And Hate’

February 02, 2017 | Politico | News
With education secretary nominee Betsy DeVos facing a rocky path to confirmation, a conservative group is launching a pair of scorched-earth TV ads defending her – and accusing her Democratic opponents of being “full of rage and hate.”

Bookbinder Statement On Proposed Trump Executive Order

February 02, 2017 | Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington | News
In response to President Trump’s comments on the Johnson Amendment and his proposed executive order allowing unlimited dark money for organizations opposed to same-sex marriage and abortion, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) Executive Director Noah Bookbinder released the following statement.

As Pro-Trump Nonprofits Rev Up, Regulators Stall Again

February 02, 2017 | The Center for Responsive Politics | News
With a new set of politically active nonprofits promising to pour millions into ads supporting President Donald Trump’s agenda and cabinet nominees, an FEC decision last month provides a telling reminder of  how these groups push the legal limits on their activity — and how difficult it is for regulators to do anything about it.

As Private Lawyer, Trump High Court Pick Was Friend To Business

February 01, 2017 | Reuters | News
Gorsuch, a conservative federal appeals court judge from Colorado nominated by wealthy businessman Trump on Tuesday, could turn out to be a friend to business, having represented the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in fending off securities class actions, one of the most hotly contested areas of corporate law.

Koch Brothers Push Targeted Reforms To Replace The ACA

January 31, 2017 | Healthcare Dive | News
Republicans are still struggling to come up with a viable replacement for the ACA, and the leaked audio suggests they are more concerned about disrupting the insurance market than they have admitted publicly. They’re also evaluating options in light of the next midterm elections. They’re right to be worried, considering that 47% of Americans now approve of the ACA, an increase of 6 percentage points since the inauguration.
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