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Recent articles by Lachlan:

Virginia energy giant quietly boosts McAuliffe

Dominion Energy's PAC has donated $200,000 to a group running attack ads GOP candidate Glenn Youngkin. → Read More

Pro-Trump PAC fined over foreign money offer

Great America PAC reached an agreement with the FEC to resolve the allegations in June. → Read More

House Republican Jeff Fortenberry says he’s facing FBI investigation

It was not immediately clear what conduct the FBI is investigating. → Read More

Democratic group poses as conservative PAC to block Youngkin support

Virginia's gubernatorial race could be a national bellwether. → Read More

Senate GOP pushes DOJ to roll back Trump oversight rule

Now that Democrats are in power, Republicans want the rule rolled back. → Read More

Scoop: Feds buy Chinese drones flagged as possible national security threat

The U.S. Secret Service is the latest law enforcement agency to purchase drones from the Shenzhen-based company DJI. → Read More

Pence seeking $18 million ahead of possible 2024 run

His group, Advancing American Freedom, is gearing up for a 2024 bid. → Read More

Biden cans Trump military academy holdovers

Critics say the move will create a precedent, politicizing the system → Read More

NRCC reshuffles fundraising agenda, will host Trump at annual dinner

It also cancelled a major donor retreat in New York City, slated for December. → Read More

Centrist group quietly plants stream of positive news coverage from one outlet

When public affairs intersects with political coverage, it can blur the lines between news and advocacy. → Read More

Federal watchdog warns of foreign money in U.S. politics

Lax oversight of illegal foreign money in U.S. elections presents a serious national security risk. → Read More

Donations fizzle to GOP attorneys general group involved in Jan. 6 rally

The fallout from the Capitol siege could handicap GOP efforts this cycle to capture state-level law enforcement posts. → Read More

Gaetz enlists Trumpworld for scandal-ridden re-election fight

Little conduct could surpass fealty to Donald Trump in the minds of GOP voters. → Read More

A progressive dark money group is being built to fight dark money

The North Fund is shadowy even by the standards of D.C. advocacy groups. → Read More

Toyota to cease donations to election objectors

The company said it understood its PAC's donations to those objectors "troubled some stakeholders." → Read More

Toyota leads companies in election-objector donations

The Japanese automaker gave $55,000 to 37 GOP objectors this year. → Read More

Police union PACs launch text attacks on The Squad

The $510,000 in spending by two PACs is the largest independent political expenditure of the 2022 cycle to date. → Read More

Scoop: Bush family nonprofit’s $5 million deal with a China influence group

Axios obtained a written agreement dated 2019 that spells out the details of a $5 million grant → Read More

Dems' dark-money bid aimed to paint Josh Hawley as an anti-gun lefty

The newly disclosed '18 general election spending sheds light on an effort to depress GOP election turnout. → Read More

Scoop: States warn banks — Drop coal, and we drop you

The Biden administration has leaned on the banks to help reduce U.S. carbon emissions. → Read More