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Campaign Finance Laws And Supreme Court Nominee Kavanaugh

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After opening shortly before the 2016 election, the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., has quickly became a favorite gathering place for the president's supporters. Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Federal Lawsuit Against President Trump's Business Interests Allowed To Proceed

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Trump Administration Weakens Political Nonprofit Disclosures

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Scott Pruitt attends a picnic for military families at the White House on July 4, a day before he was forced out of as head of the Environmental Protection Agency for various alleged ethical lapses. Brendan Smialowski /AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Abortion rights supporters and opponents protest outside the Supreme Court last year. The issue of abortion will spark millions of dollars in spending on advocacy for and against President Trump's Supreme Court nominee. Zach Gibson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A Lifetime Investment: Big Money Pours Into Supreme Court Battle

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As Secret Money Surges In Elections, The FEC Considers A Small Step For Transparency

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Federal Election Commission Might Make Disclaimers Mandatory For Online Political Ads

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Legal Defense Funds For Trump Allies Multiply

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt speaks at the Faith and Freedom conference in Washington, DC, on June. Pruitt is facing multiple ethics scandals from his actions since taking over the agency. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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As The Scandals Mount, Conservatives Turn On Scott Pruitt

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A federal court hears arguments in a case brought by Democratic lawmakers about whether the Trump Organization's business dealings with foreign governments violates the Constitution's Emoluments Clause. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Trump Organization Deals In Asia Fuel Debate On Emoluments Lawsuit

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EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt, testifies during a Senate hearing last month. Pruitt is facing multiple investigations for his official spending. According to a memo released by House Democrats, one of Pruitt's aides said he asked her to run personal errands on his behalf. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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EPA Chief's Latest Ethics Issue: Used Mattress From A Trump Hotel

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With a Twitter post — including a doctored photo that made it appear as if actor Aziz Ansari was encouraging voters to vote from home — displayed behind him, Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn. questions witnesses during an October 2017 Senate hearing on Russian disinformation during the 2016 campaign. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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