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"… eturn 20 percent of the taxpayer funds allocated to it to the government. Congress set aside $13.3 million to cover pre-election transition expenses for both …"

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"… unding for now because prior-year levels were temporarily extended to give Congress more time to approve a budget, but its fate is uncertain. New regulations …"

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"… e lobbyists disclosed these contributions in separate documents filed with Congress. In mid-November, Vice President Mike Pence earned headlines for ordering …"

"… onated $5,000 to Trump for America in November, according to a filing with Congress known as an LD-203 report. In an email to the Center for Public Integrity …"

"… ition team are, by law, capped at $5,000. According to recent filings with Congress, other lobbyists who donated to the Trump transition last year include: …"

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"… tical power and the reality of Washington policymaking. Yellin has covered Congress, domestic politics, state and national elections, the culture wars and iss …"

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"… political farm team of leaders who may someday play in the big leagues of Congress or beyond. Thom Tillis, for one, was first elected to the North Carolina s …"

"… investigation found the Gulen movement organized 200 trips for members of Congress and their staff. One Gulen movement member estimated that more than 7,000 …"

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"… ory was co-published by POLITICO. …"

"… and powerful members of the fledgling Obama Administration, key members of Congress, and influential Washingtonians who had also passed through the revolving …"

"… ny that could benefit from expanding oil pipelines, when he was elected to Congress in 2014. Consulting on how to lobby The New Mexico-based consulting firm …"

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"… saves money and adds disclosure, so what could be bad about that?” The Congressional Budget Office has estimated that taxpayers would save about $500,000 …"

"… on corporate politicking. Both face long odds in the Republican-controlled Congress. Here’s how support for e-filing breaks down: Thirty-four members of th …"

"… caucus co-sponsored the Senate Campaign Disclosure Parity Act in the last Congress, as did 11 sitting Republican senators. That includes conservative Republ …"

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"… Frank, the massive regulatory law that emerged from the financial crisis. Congress passed the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act in 20 …"

"… s unsuccessful campaign for House minority leader in 2006. When Pence left Congress to become governor of Indiana, Hensarling invoked scripture in a farewell …"

"… nancial sector is Hensarling’s top campaign donor. Since first coming to Congress in 2002, commercial banks have given Hensarling more than $1.35 million in …"

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"… ads. As a newly inaugurated President Donald Trump and a freshly elected Congress turn to governing, politically active groups want to influence the debate. …"

"… among others. American Action Network is affiliated with a super PAC, the Congressional Leadership Fund. Both groups share the same leader: Corry Bliss, a fo …"

"… Rob Portman of Ohio and began his job with American Action Network and the Congressional Leadership Fund earlier this month. Money in American Action Networ …"

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"… and he then entered electoral politics himself, unsuccessfully running for Congress in 2012. A favorite among many tea party activists, Wurzelbacher raised ab …"

"… about $426,000 for his campaign and won the GOP nomination in Ohio’s 9th Congressional District, but he ultimately lost the general election to Democratic R …"

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"… ccording to a series of little-noticed, annual State Department reports to Congress. Those singled out in the disclosures included five foreign generals, an …"

"… certainly higher than 17, in part because the State Department reports to Congress — required under obscure language inserted into a military assistance bi …"

"… rnments a few years after attending the U.S. institutions. The reports to Congress account for a “very small universe” of all those trained, said Daniel …"

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"… ct chemicals under the Toxic Substances Control Act, reformed last year by Congress to give EPA the power to more effectively protect Americans from dangerous …"

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"… ce jurisdictions, even when it asked for the help. So … why not? Blame Congress. “The U.S. Secret Service is not funded during the appropriations proce …"

"… e Appropriations Committee spokesman Stephen Worley concurred, noting that Congress also does not provide funding to reimburse state and local law enforcement …"

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"… $150 billion a year. And while the plans generally enjoy strong support in Congress, there are critics. “It's unclear why the Obama Administration allowed …"

"… thy lawsuit,” Grassley said this week. Paying based on risk scores When Congress created the current Medicare Advantage program in 2003, it devised a new w …"

"… repay the money or face other consequences. The GAO, the watchdog arm of Congress, called for “fundamental improvements.” The watchdogs also found that …"

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"… cycle to two super PACs focused on helping Republicans maintain control of Congress $3.1 trillion: Estimated market capitalization of companies represented a …"

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"… sion, said in a written statement released on Nov. 23. Money allocated by Congress for Hanford  “is intended to fund the Department of Energy’s impo …"

"… comment about the whistleblower’s account of specific emails. Lobbying Congress for new work isn’t against the law. But billing the government for lobby …"

"… ment for lobbying is, according to the federal Byrd Amendment, approved by Congress in 1989. Court records state that Bechtel will pay $67.5 million of the se …"

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"… dar push for bills benefiting the anti-abuse opioids in statehouses and in Congress, where proposed legislation would require the Food and Drug Administration …"

"… ioids action plan,” issued after scathing criticism from some members of Congress that the FDA wasn’t doing enough to combat the epidemic. Thus far, the …"

"… g said in an interview. While Keating’s bill has not received a vote in Congress, the FDA already has begun moving in the direction suggested by companies, …"

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"… n in lost Medicaid payments over 10 years, according to an estimate by the Congressional Budget Office. Proponents of the drugs say switching to the new formu …"

"… lobbying efforts that included the opioid bill as it made its way through Congress. Purdue spokesman Robert Josephson said his company supports public polic …"

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"… Washington, D.C. But Trump has so far forsaken the very government agency Congress created after Watergate to work as the nation’s campaign season Roto-Roo …"

"… FEC, as it does every year, sends what amounts to a Christmas wish list to Congress. This year’s list was longer than others and previews priorities that, …"

"… ting qualified candidates — is also essential, they argue. The problem: Congress almost always ignores the FEC’s requests. So no matter how much commissi …"

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"… chemical plant near Houston blew up, killing 23 and injuring 132. By 1990 Congress had seen enough. In amendments to the Clean Air Act, it ordered the Labor …"

"… p;regulation-averse White House on the horizon and a Republican-controlled Congress, it’s hard to know how the EPA and OSHA efforts will play out. This much …"

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"… n.  So internet companies have turned their sights and pocketbooks on Congress and additionally have involved themselves on boards and committees that in …"

"… es as consumer privacy, which for decades was an annual rite of passage in Congress. Same for securing data. Meanwhile, the emergent giants have succeeded in …"

"… 10 of whom are in house, headed by Susan Molinari, a former GOP member of Congress from New York City. Among its outside lobbyists: two-time presidential can …"

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"… or life. This policy came about long before Trump; a Republican-controlled Congress tucked the punitive measures, known as bars, into the 1996 Illegal Immigra …"

"… r due to a traffic stop. For years, these citizens have tried to persuade Congress unsuccessfully to reform these penalties— arguing that the bars have don …"

"… ricans. Multiple bills with some bipartisan support have so far stalled in Congress.  President Obama’s administration did make a slight change that …"

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"… en updated because the bill was signed into law. It took an actual act of Congress to steer local judges in Washington, D.C., toward broader disclosure of&nb …"

"… n September. The legislation's passage was a rarity in the deeply divided Congress and a welcome victory for the city’s non-voting representative to Congre …"

"… ngress and a welcome victory for the city’s non-voting representative to Congress, D.C. Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, who cited the Center’s probe in pushin …"

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"… n with criminal wrongdoing.” U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew wrote to Congress in May to say that “we must ensure that the United States can live up to …"

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"… given longstanding concerns over whether the FEC — an agency created by Congress to foster governmental transparency — is properly securing itself agains …"

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"… rger said, is a Democratic party that lost the White House, both houses of Congress, hundreds of state legislative seats and governorships. “There needs to …"

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"… lled for longer bans on lobbying by executive branch officials, members of Congress and Congressional staff. He also said he would move to tighten the legal d …"

"… their activities under laws covering lobbyists. He also said he would ask Congress to prohibit lobbyists for foreign governments from fundraising for politic …"

"… st of Trump’s proposals are a tall order that would require support from Congress. Constitutional amendments are exceedingly rare. And much of the strength …"

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"… ocratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Democratic candidates for Congress, including U.S. Senate candidates Katie McGinty in Pennsylvania, Catherine …"

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"… fting resources from the presidential election to the fight for control of Congress. Democrats were emboldened by Trump’s sinking poll numbers and the react …"

"… being outspent in key Senate races, as they fought to maintain control of Congress’ upper chamber in a year where the battleground map was already viewed a …"

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"… ed out doctors who aren’t following the rules. Members of both houses of Congress have introduced legislation that would make sweeping reforms to the benefi …"

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