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WASHINGTON | House Democrats’ 1st bill targets big donors, voting access

WASHINGTON— House Democrats are unveiling their first bill for the new Congress, a good-government package to limit big money in politics, make it easier for citizens to vote and require presidents to disclose their tax returns. The legislation, H.R. 1, sets the tone for Democrats as they take the majority in January. The bill would … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House Democrats’ 1st bill targets big donors, voting access

AUSTIN, Texas | O’Rourke raises $38.1M, triples Cruz despite sagging polls

AUSTIN, Texas — Democrat Beto O’Rourke said Friday that he raised a record-breaking $38.1 million in the last three months, more than tripling the haul of his Republican opponent, U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, in a Texas race that’s become one of the country’s hottest — if not its closest. O’Rourke said the funding came from … Continue reading AUSTIN, Texas | O’Rourke raises $38.1M, triples Cruz despite sagging polls