About seven months ago, billionaire businessman Charles Koch's smiling face was in the pages of the Wall Street Journal. The 85-year-old Koch had spent…
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(Photo by Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images) The Department of Justice has decided to continue defending Donald Trump in a case filed…
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In a new column published in the Charleston Gazette-Mail, Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) announced his opposition to the For The People Act, a bill that wo…
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A constellation of obscure websites — populated with content stolen from major media outlets like Politico, Axios, and BuzzFeed — has played a signific…
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On Wednesday, former President Trump's blog, From the Desk of Donald J. Trump, was put to rest. It was 29 days old. There will be no funeral and all tr…
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Late Sunday night, Democratic members of the Texas House left the floor of the legislature, depriving the body of a quorum. The tactic killed the Repub…
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Prominent Republicans like Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) insist corporations should "stay out of politics," particularly "divisive" issues like voting…
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For months, the Texas House and Senate have been working on legislation to make voting in the state more difficult. Texas Republicans claim the legisla…
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A very bad day for Big Oil (+ discussion)One consistent theme in Popular Information's reporting is corporate accountability. Yesterday, there were two dramatic developments on that fro…
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Amazon's latest nationwide advertising campaign emphasizes its "low prices." The ads are extremely simple. "That's a low price!" various people say whi…
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So far, the rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States has been a success. There have been 286 million doses administered, enough to cover about…
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It's been nearly five months since the attack on the United States Capitol. But in many respects, nothing has changed. None of the 147 Republicans who …
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