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"… ling off period to five years or more. Almost one in three said members of Congress should never be allowed to lobby their former colleagues. Senior Congress …"

"… m for Public Consultation, which conducted the study. “Former members of Congress are seen as a major conduit in a way that Americans see as not serving the …"

"… one going to do it? No. But there is an active effort in numerous bills in Congress,” Kull said. “Clearly, members of Congress know that this is the kind …"

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"… PAC and Majority PAC, the main super PACs that work to elect Democrats to Congress. The super PAC reports having no cash at the moment. Asked about its fin …"

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"… ately, no one was infected. But a recent audit by the investigative arm of Congress makes clear that porous government oversight played a part in the incident …"

"… s violations, according to a lawmaker's account of information provided to Congress in 2015. Along with other flaws, these shortcomings render oversight “d …"

"… nald said, “We believe that we are fulfilling the mandate given to us by Congress,” but added that “there is always room for process improvement.” ‘ …"

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"… tly affected by the actions of the legislatures. By comparison, members of Congress have faced sharp restrictions on moonlighting since 1978. The financial i …"

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"… rs holding office in 2015 worked outside jobs. That’s different than in Congress, where moonlighting by members has been sharply restricted since 1978. On …"

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"… ckley v. Valeo decision of 1976, a reaction to Watergate reforms passed by Congress. The court upheld limits on contributions to political campaigns, but in a …"

"… nation’s campaign money system largely stood unchanged until 2002, when Congress passed the Bipartisan Campaign Reform Act — commonly known as the McCain …"

"… sure is a fight that continues to rage, but there are few prospects — in Congress or federal courts — for major campaign money reforms that would tighten …"

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"… cial election. Except it didn’t. Gianforte won — and took his seat in Congress the week after he pleaded guilty to his crime, bolstered by about $2.4 mil …"

"… he Center for Public Integrity for comment, is among Republican members of Congress actively campaigning for another term in November 2018. His re-election ca …"

"… e-election campaign in fact began in June, even before he took his seat in Congress to replace Ryan Zinke, whom President Donald Trump tapped as secretary of …"

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"… ce the campaign finance reforms that followed the Watergate scandals, when Congress passed the bedrock for our modern money-in-politics regulatory regime. And …"

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"… ed by Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., and Rep. Ted Lieu, D-Calif., Congress would be inserted explicitly into that chain, given a chance to say yea or …"

"… irst use of nuclear weapons. The measure’s political prospects are dim. Congress as a whole has long tread lightly in this area, and a Nov. 3 report by the …"

"… as a whole has long tread lightly in this area, and a Nov. 3 report by the Congressional Research Service concluded “there is no clear answer on whether leg …"

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"… at Los Alamos, announced plans to retire. The safety board was created by Congress in 1988 to foster public trust in nuclear weapons work by providing indepe …"

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"… of the difficulty immigrants here for two decades now face, Duke called on Congress “to enact a permanent solution for this inherently permanent program.” …"

"… country have sufficiently improved. Since the TPS framework was created by Congress in 1990, some foreign nationals have seen their TPS status end. Bipartisan …"

"… bedfellows have united in opposing the end of TPS designation. Members of Congress in regions with large numbers of TPS immigrants — including Florida Repu …"

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"… as of June 30.  In 2013, Chicago Alderman Anthony Beale, D, ran for Congress in hopes of replacing Jackson upon his resignation. Beale finished th …"

"… bsp;Republican Congressman from Florida. In the course of running for Congress, Scarborough’s Friends of Joe Scarborough Congressional committee ran af …"

"… nbsp;additional legal headaches.   Each year, the FEC also asks Congress for various changes in campaign finance laws to help it better administer …"

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"… ty. The five-member Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, chartered by Congress, has helped persuade the federal government to impose tighter safety rules …"

"… his June 29 letter to OMB director Mick Mulvaney, a former South Carolina Congressman. The larger sum amounts to less than a hundred-thousandth of Trump’s …"

"… ump’s election, similarly wrote that the board “provides confidence to Congress and stakeholder communities these facilities are operating safely” and s …"

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"… y the only relationship between Friends of the House 2016 LLC and Ryan for Congress was a single $100 payment to purchase “a decorative item … after the c …"

"… re legendary opportunities for access to lawmakers, despite ethics reforms Congress passed in the wake of influence peddling scandals. Complex rules govern ev …"

"… that limit spending for the purposes of honoring or benefiting a member of Congress. The Cleveland 2016 Host Committee did label some expenditures as “rec …"

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"… ts. So far that’s been a rocky process. But if the Republican-controlled Congress finds a way to pass legislation, it’s likely to align with Pai’s posit …"

"… the average voter, but it has nothing to do with the public interest.” Congress steps in Congress, which has the ultimate say in what the FCC can or cann …"

"… but it has nothing to do with the public interest.” Congress steps in Congress, which has the ultimate say in what the FCC can or cannot do, has begun to …"

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"… p;involved in the case. “How we respond to that, whether Republicans in Congress see that as a red line, is going to answer the question of whether the pre …"

"… m very worried about and that Americans ought to be worried about and that Congress ought to be worried about,” he said. In late January, CREW filed a laws …"

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"… Trump’s policies. That’s why farmers’ groups have for years pushed Congress, unsuccessfully, to make it possible for them to legally employ immigrants …"

"… ll future shortages as workers age out of the industry. But Republicans in Congress have increasingly hardened a line against earned legalization. Some GOP la …"

"… cuments, which businesses aren’t legally required to authenticate. Since Congress approved the last big immigration reform in 1986, employers have only been …"

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"… ised and spent. For example, in July, the commission ruled that members of Congress, still reeling from the shooting of House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-L …"

"… swamp” mantra and anti-voter fraud zeal, has all but ignored the FEC — Congress’s post-Watergate answer to campaign shenanigans and election corruption. …"

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"… in either the U.S. House or Senate. Related article: “Statehouses, not Congress, hosting biggest political money fights” Election reform-minded Democra …"

"… ce reform used to be something both Republicans and Democrats got behind. Congress passed the Federal Election Campaign Act of 1971, which mandated reporting …"

"… ored it 48-6. A decade later, disclosure loopholes were again back before Congress following the Citizens United decision. But this time, every Republican se …"

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"… d hundreds of thousands of dollars from him.  When Pittenger ran for Congress and won in 2012, he still owed Moretz between $250,001 and $500,000.  …"

"… alues are reported in broad ranges.) Pittenger isn’t the only member of Congress with such generous friends. A review of mandatory personal financial disc …"

"… Some of the members in question borrowed the money before being elected to Congress, effectively indebting them to wealthy benefactors during their initial da …"

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"… l of this became immaterial in March, when President Donald Trump affirmed Congress’ vote to dismantle the rule under the Congressional Review Act. "When I …"

"… ent Donald Trump affirmed Congress’ vote to dismantle the rule under the Congressional Review Act. "When I met with manufacturers earlier this year — and …"

"… illion to boost wage-and-hour enforcement for the current fiscal year, but Congress failed to appropriate the money. This year, the House Appropriations Comm …"

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"… he dangers of industrial contamination became a national concern. In 1980, Congress passed the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liabili …"

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"… mental experts discovered that lead leached from pipes transporting water, Congress banned the use of lead pipes in a a 1986 amendment  to the Safe Drink …"

"… ipes in a a 1986 amendment  to the Safe Drinking Water Act. However, Congress did not require schools to replace lead pipes, which means lots of school …"

"… because the amendment still allowed pipes to contain small traces of lead. Congress had defined “lead-free” as no more than 8 percent lead in pipes, but i …"

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"… on went over the limits. The total includes contributions to new accounts Congress created for the parties in December 2014, after the McCutcheon v. FEC deci …"

"… o Election Day, and those critical states then use the money locally. When Congress passed McCain’s 2002 law, it was responding to public backlash after a s …"

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"… rom $12.1 billion six years ago and about $11.2 billion last fiscal year. (Congress has indicated it probably won’t cut IRS funding as deeply as Trump would …"

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"… e of the need to adapt federal privacy law to reflect new technologies.” Congress did, however, roll back privacy protections in March by allowing Internet …"

"… nt Oversight Committee in March, Chairman Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, who left Congress in June, warned facial recognition “can be used in a way that chills fre …"

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