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Michael Bloomberg eats lunch in Arkansas

Michael Bloomberg’s presidential run could be part of a strategy to pay the cheapest rates possible to air anti-Trump ads

The price of airing TV ads varies significantly by media market, but it's usually cheaper to buy ads as a political candidate than as a PAC.
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the second richest man in the world.

Amazon tried to remove a Seattle City Councilmember and lost. Here’s how she describes taking on and defeating one of the world’s biggest ...

Amazon spent hundreds of thousands trying to defeat Seattle politician Kshama Sawant, who's openly critical of the tech giant, but she won reelection.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez walks onto the Senate floor on January 24, 2019.

A conservative group accused Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of campaign finance violations, but experts say the charges are overblown

Most experts say there's no evidence the campaign committed serious campaign finance violations, but there may be cause for further investigation.

These are the 20 defense companies donating the most money to American politicians

America's largest defense firms spread their cash around.
Actor Sonny Carl appears in a political advertisement.

‘Come on, Ted’: Brutal political ad pokes fun at Ted Cruz’s campaign slogan and reversal with Trump

A political action committee called "Fire Ted Cruz" mocked Texas Sen. Ted Cruz's campaign slogan: "Ted Cruz: Tough as Texas."
Rep. Maxine Waters speaks at the October Women's Convention with the national Women's March co-chairs.

Both conservative and liberal groups are hoping to capitalize on Trump backlash to get women elected

Both on the left and the right, prominent donors and strategists are building new organizations to promote women candidates in the lead-up to 2018.

A White House-backed group is going after a Republican senator who refuses to support the GOP healthcare bill

White House-backed group America First Policies revealed an ad campaign targeting Sen. Dean Heller of Nevada, who won't support the GOP's healthcare bill.

There’s an alliance fighting to keep marijuana illegal

Anti-weed legalization funding is coming from a cabal of pharmaceutical companies, prison suppliers, law enforcement unions, and a casino magnate.