What The Lever Published This Week:

The Plutocrats’ Plot To Control America — Under the banner of voting reform, a tycoon’s plan could give the rich even more power to buy elections.

Donor Cash Went In, Antitrust Budget Came Out Companies facing antitrust scrutiny funneled big money to Sen. Jeanne Shaheen before her aides tried to defund regulators’ budget.

The Lie That’s Inflating Your Credit Card Bills Credit card companies doubled interest rates on the false claim of inflated financial risk — and now to fight new late-fee rules, they’re threatening to raise them even higher.

Sirota’s Signals: President Biden Renounces Senator Biden Plus, the biggest bank scam you’ve never heard about, the NYT shows its real bias, and why we’re all Michael Douglas seething alone in traffic.

YOU LOVE TO SEE IT: States Step Up For Families  Plus, the nation’s ports are getting a makeover, an anti-trans measure is dead on arrival, and a fracking loophole gets plugged.

The Lever In The News:

Americans Paid BILLIONS To Fund Medications. Guess Where It Went?  The Young Turks featured The Lever story “Americans Paid $11 Billion To Make Drugs You Can’t Afford.”