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Oil Companies Are Making a Fortune From Soaring Prices

Kate Aronoff The New Republic
ConocoPhillips, Chevron, and other oil companies are paying negative taxes on huge profits. Sheldon Whitehouse, Ro Khanna, and other Democrats in Congress propose a windfall tax to change that.

It Only Takes a Few People to Change Your State’s Congressional Seats

Denise Lu, Illustrations by Rose Wong New York Times
Every 10 years, a state’s population determines how many seats it gets in Congress. A small number of people can make a big difference. Here’s a look at just how many people it can take to change, or almost change, representation in Congress.

Who's funding the Senate's Sedition Caucus?

Sue Sturgis Facing South
Elected officials leading sedition movement Among the 16 senators in all who were part of the effort to overturn the presidential election, rank of lawyers and lobbyists among the top industry contributors to their campaigns, according to the latest data from FollowTheMoney.org.

Trump’s Empty Shell of a Promise to Renters

Diane Yentel Shelterforce
abandoned housing The time for political games, half-measures, and brinkmanship has long passed. Without significant and sustained congressional action, 30 million to 40 million renters are at risk of being evicted by the end of the year.
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