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Past articles by Todd:

Hickenlooper's Attorney Fees Cost Taxpayers $43K

John Hickenlooper's defense attorney fees have cost state taxpayers over $43,000. → Read More

Hickenlooper: Press Should 'Protect' Me From Ethics Complaint

Democratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper told a local television station that it should be "protecting" him against an ethics complaint. → Read More

Report: Steyer Aide Offered Iowa Politicians Contributions for Endorsements

A top aide to Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer offered campaign contributions to Iowa politicians in exchange for endorsements. → Read More

Honolulu Joins Suit Against Energy Producers for Climate Change Damages

The mayor of Honolulu is adding his city to a list of governments suing major energy producers such as Exxon Mobil and BP for damages → Read More

Colorado Voters Reject Forking Over More Money to State Government

Colorado voters Tuesday rejected a ballot question that would have let the state increase its revenues by keeping monies that are over collected. → Read More

Dem Senate Candidate Hits Hickenlooper Over Clergy Abuse

Andrew Romanoff attacked fellow candidate John Hickenlooper for not doing enough to investigate widespread child sex abuse by Catholic clergy in the state. → Read More

Ethics Commission Denies Hickenlooper Request to Dismiss Investigation

An investigation into Democratic Senate candidate John Hickenlooper will proceed as the ethics commission threw out a motion to dismiss the complaint. → Read More

Dem Megadonor Using Clean Energy PAC as Front to Turn Virginia Blue

Hedge fund manager Michael Bills and his wife Sonjia Smith have used a green energy PAC to donate millions to Democratic candidates in Virginia. → Read More

Gillum PAC Spent Over $46K Per Month on Consulting With No Election Imminent

Andrew Gillum's political action committee Forward Florida has spent over $373,500 on consulting since February—over $46,000 per month—even though the PAC is not backing any candidate and no major election will occur in the state until November 2020. → Read More

Steyer Spends $6.5 Million Per Minute of Debate Speaking Time

Democratic presidential candidate and billionaire Tom Steyer spent $6.5 million for each minute, or just under $110,000 for each second, of speaking time during Tuesday's debate. → Read More

Climate Change Reporting Website Obscures Its Funding With Dark Money Network

A climate change reporting website that demands transparency from energy companies and pro-market groups is itself a creation of a dark money network of left-wing foundations and donors. → Read More

Watchdog Boosts Complaint Dem Rep Sponsored Legislation That Would Financially Benefit Wife

A government watchdog filed new evidence that Matt Cartwright sponsored legislation he knew would financially benefit the law firm where his wife works. → Read More

Steyer Polling at 1 Percent in Home State of California

Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer isn't seeing the love from his home state of California. → Read More

Steyer Pushes Debunked Claims of 2016 Wisconsin Voter Suppression

Tom Steyer is pushing a dubious claim that 100,000 African-American voters were kept from the polls in Wisconsin in 2016 by voter-suppression efforts. → Read More

Steyer: Trump Hates 80 Percent of Americans

California billionaire and Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer said at a Friday campaign rally President Trump hates 80 percent of Americans. → Read More

Colo. Governor's Office Asked Two Media Outlets to Remove Story

The press office of Colorado governor Jared Polis asked two local media outlets to take down a story because he objected to the news service that wrote it. → Read More

Poll: Climate Change Not a Top Priority for Most Adults

Climate change is not a top priority for a majority of likely voters, according to a new poll released Tuesday. → Read More

Dem Rep Invited #AbolishICE Radical to Immigration Town Hall

Rep. Debbie Mucarsel-Powell's (D., Fla.) immigration town hall this July included a panelist who is an #AbolishICE stalwart. → Read More

Hickenlooper Gets Another Extension on Filing Financial Disclosures

John Hickenlooper has requested and received an extension on filing his financial disclosures from the Senate Select Committee on Ethics. → Read More

Emails Back Up Claims That Va. Dem. Delegate Made Staffer Work for Private Business

A former staffer to Virginia Democratic delegate Dawn Adams asserted in a lawsuit that Adams asked the aide to do work for the delegate's own side business. → Read More