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The one place in Washington, D.C., where bipartisanship is flourishing

Dec 8, 2020
The biggest, most lucrative lobbying firms in Washington are bipartisan.
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Trump's stance on tariffs divides Republicans

Dec 6, 2016
Donald Trump promised big changes in America’s trade policy, and as president-elect he’s busy tweeting about it. Over the weekend, he warned that companies that move production out of the United States could face a 35 percent fine on things they sell here. But now some Republican leaders are suggesting they might not be on […]
President-elect Donald Trump exits elevators to talk with the media at Trump Tower on Tuesday.

Where did 'I approve this message' come from?

Oct 17, 2016
The fix for attack ads run amok has lost some of its power in the digital age.
A view of a digital billboard supporting Donald Trump in Times Square, New York City. The billboard was paid for by a pro-Trump political action committee (Super PAC) called 'Committee to Restore America's Greatness.' 
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Most campaign money is coming from 158 families

Oct 12, 2015
Super PAC donations are largely coming from older white men leaning right.

Inside the not-so-invisible primary

Apr 24, 2015
A Republican media strategist explains the money-gathering time before a campaign.