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Biden Faces Pressure From Left Over Influence Industry Ties

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WASHINGTON — It was one of the few issues on which President Barack Obama and Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. disagreed — how far...
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Jeff Bezos Cast in a Role He Never Wanted: Amazon’s D.C. Defender

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WASHINGTON — Last September, Jeff Bezos, Amazon’s chief executive, rattled off terrifying statistics about the warming planet from the storied National Press Club, two blocks...
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Special Interests Mobilize to Get Piece of Next Virus Relief Package

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WASHINGTON — Airlines, hotels and restaurants. Military contractors and banks. Even Broadway actors. These are just a few of the special interests already maneuvering to...
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When Washington Helped Small Business, Washington Was Helped

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WASHINGTON — Car dealers and private schools, restaurants and doctors, hotels and contractors all got money from the program established to help small businesses survive...
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Trump Vowed to ‘Drain the Swamp,’ but Lobbyists Are Still Thriving in It

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WASHINGTON — The chief executive of the arms maker Raytheon, under pressure to overcome a congressional hold on major sales in the fall of 2018,...
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How College Sports Spurred Mississippi to Seriously Reconsider Its Flag

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It was just before 9 a.m. last Friday when Philip Gunn, the speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives, received a phone call from a...