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Tell Congress: Stop Taking the NRA's Money
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbying, lobbyists, guns, violence, firearms )

Freya
- 202 days ago - act.credoaction.com
In the last 20 years the NRA has donated more than $4.1 million to current members of Congress. It spent at least $55 million in the 2016 election cycle to advance not only its "guns everywhere" agenda, but right-wing Republican extremism more broadly.
Stop Streaming NRATV's Dangerous Rhetoric
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: video streaming, firearms, guns, violence, weapons, lobbying, petitions )

Freya
- 202 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
With 5 million members and a multi-million dollar lobbying empire, the NRA is holding the debate over gun legislation hostage. But a lesser-known arm of the group, NRATV, has become the online voice of the organization.
Tell Congress: End Legalized Corruption!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: lobbying, greed, crime, fraud, petitions )

Freya
- 212 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Legalized corruption is prevalent across our government - and the stakes are sometimes life and death. The revolving door between government and special interests weakens critical laws and puts Americans at risk.
Wall Street Spends $1M Per Day Lobbying Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: usa, u.s., propaganda, politics, money, investors, investments, investing, government, finance, ethics, economy, dishonesty, corruption, corporate, business, abuse, Wall Street, $1M, lobbying, Congress, hedge fund, kindergarten, inequality )

Darren
- 825 days ago - takeonwallst.com
When the President must announce that the top 25 hedge fund managers make more than all 158,000 kindergarten teachers in the United States, you know it's time to take action.
Stand With Sen. Warren: Tell Senate Democrats Not to Sabotage Wall Street Cops
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Democrats, Wall Street, regulation, lobbying, finance reform, petitions )

Freya
- 966 days ago - act.credoaction.com
A handful of Senate Democrats are teaming up with Republicans on legislation to undermine Wall Street cops and sabotage financial regulation. They would drown new rules in red tape, give politicians more freedom to pressure independent regulators.
Michael Froman, Top U.S. Trade Official, Lobbies For Tar Sands Oil In EU Negotiations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Tar sands oil, KXL, EU, diesel fuel, Obama administration, lobbying, carbon emissions, environment, European Commission, TTIP, US trade )

Angelika
- 1824 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
"Obama says he's serious about tackling climate change, but he's got his chief trade official running around Europe trying to gut their climate laws," PETITION INCLUDED IN 1st COMMENT
Wall Street Lobbyists Literally Writing Bills In Congress
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Congress, Wall Street, Citigroup, Dodd-Frank, lobbying, regulation )

Judy
- 1944 days ago - news.firedoglake.com
Not only is Congress punting rulemaking to captured and compromised regulators, Wall Street lobbyists are now actually drafting the bills. "Wall Street writes its own laws" used to be a useful polemic, now it's a statement of fact.
Can the Supreme Court Hike Drug Prices?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: : Supreme Court, FTC, Drugs, Prescription Medicine, Patent Law, John Roberts, Lobbying, Antonin Scalia, Consumer, Editor's Picks, Technology News, Business News, Politics News )

Judy
- 2002 days ago - salon.com
How the industry uses the high court to allow bribery, evade the FDA, and boost medicine prices 5 times their cost.
Larry Craig Lobbies On Mine Safety As Reform Slowly Dies
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: politics, Big Coal, lobbying, usa, congress, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, government )

AWAY AWHI
- 2467 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Having left Congress after an embarrassing 2007 arrest, former Sen. Larry Craig (R-Idaho) has quietly reemerged in Washington as a lobbyist working on behalf of the coal industry.
The Enemies Within: The 20 Most Dangerous Conservatives And Their Organizations
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: RICO ACT, Dangers, Chemicals, Lobbying, OIL, Washington, AMERICAN LIVES, Conflicts of Interest, Collusion )

Barbara
- 2586 days ago - thepragmaticprogressive.org
America has enemies. Not just abroad, but within our shores as well. And our domestic enemies, as it turns out, are MORE dangerous and destructive than the terrorists could ever hope to be. Because while the terrorists want to destroy us,
Lobby Congress: How Much Would It Cost We the People to Outbid the Special Interests?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: americans, candidates, corruption, dishonesty, lobbying, special interests, lies )

Tierney
- 3234 days ago - healthcare.change.org
We the people would like to know how much it would cost us to outbid the lobbyists and special interests who are lining your pockets? The purpose of this is to petition the United States Congress and the President to give us an amount in dollars and g
Is AIPAC Still the Chosen One?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: media, AIPAC, lobbying, influence, government, congress, obama, politics, u.s., news, usa )

AWAY AWHI
- 3236 days ago - motherjones.com
For decades, AIPAC has dominated DC's Israel lobby. But a popular president and dissent within the advocacy ranks could lead to a showdown on Middle East policy.
Is AIPAC Still the Chosen One?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: AIPAC, lobbying, Israel lobby, politics, news, obama, government, media, usa, congress )

AWAY AWHI
- 3237 days ago - motherjones.com
For decades, AIPAC has dominated DC's Israel lobby. But a popular president and dissent within the advocacy ranks could lead to a showdown on Middle East policy.
   

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