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Trump Repopulating 'the Swamp'

April 17, 2017

A new report by The New York Times and ProPublica details how the Trump administration is stocking federal agencies “with former lobbyists, lawyers and consultants."

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A New Strategy on Transparency for Trump

April 12, 2017

As progressive activists across the country, including many recruited by Common Cause, gear up for “Tax Day” marches on Saturday to pressure President Trump to release his federal income tax returns, a University of Chicago law professor is pushing a new strategy to force the president’s hand.

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New Evidence That Trump's 'Blind Trust' Is A Sham

April 4, 2017

President Trump’s promise to put his far-flung business empire in a blind trust, the better to ensure that his personal financial interests could never conflict with his obligation to serve the public interest, turns out to have been fake news. Bigly.

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