Oil and gas companies are donating more to Democrats

Oil and gas companies are trying to protect their interests if Biden wins.
Oil and gas companies are increasing their share of campaign donations to Democrats this year. Still, 85% of that industry's donations have gone to President Trump’s campaign or to Republican candidates and conservative causes.
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Republicans more upbeat on the economy than Democrats

Dec 11, 2019
New Pew survey: Most Americans say current economy helps the rich, hurts the poor and middle class.
Partisan views of the economy have historically been tied to the president.
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The economic issues Native American voters care about most

Aug 19, 2019
The first presidential forum on Native American issues happened this week.
Marie Jones, a member of the Navajo Nation, receives her monthly water delivery in the town of Thoreau on June 06, 2019 in Thoreau, New Mexico.
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In crowded field, 2020 candidates scramble more for donors than for donations

May 7, 2019
In a crowded field, Democratic presidential hopefuls are scrambling for attention.
A candidate's podium during the 2016 presidential debates.
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The NRA is still lobbying, but spends more on advertising

Apr 26, 2019
In recent years, the NRA has increased spending on communications and advertising.
A photo of National Rife Association spokesperson Dana Loesch decorates a wall at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center during the NRA's annual convention May 6, 2018 in Dallas, Texas.
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Bills on family leave proposed with female voters in mind

Mar 18, 2019
With divided government, getting family-leave or sick-day bills out of Congress and to the president is highly unlikely before the 2020 election.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) speaks during a news conference February 12, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Gillibrand and Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) held a news conference to introduce the "Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act," or FAMILY Act.
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What Democrats want to do in the first 100 hours of the new Congress

Jan 3, 2019
Last time she was speaker of the House, Nancy Pelosi implemented a 100-hour plan. What’s on the agenda this time around?
Incoming Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi reacts to applause during the 116th Congress and swearing-in ceremony on the floor of the House of Representatives on Thursday in Washington, D.C.
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House Democrats have plan to fund government, but not a wall

Jan 1, 2019
Democrats in the House are aiming to pass two bills this Thursday that would fund government agencies and put hundreds of thousands of federal workers back on the job.
The U.S. Capitol is shown during a partial shutdown of the federal government on Monday in Washington, D.C. 
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Where Elizabeth Warren stands on economic issues

Dec 31, 2018
"America's middle class is under attack," the Massachusetts senator says in Monday's presidential announcement.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addresses the media outside of her home in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after announcing she formed an exploratory committee for a 2020 presidential run on Monday.
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