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The Members of Congress and Congressional Hopefuls Who Want to Sell or Seize Public Lands in Your State

Ted Cruz cursor icon Interactive This fourth and final installment of the “Bundy’s Buddies” series identifies 20 candidates for federal office and current members of Congress who share Cliven Bundy’s views about America’s public lands, mapping each of their state’s most visited public lands and amount of consumer spending on outdoor recreation.

By Claire Moser and Matt Lee-Ashley | Wednesday, September 3, 2014

4 Candidates Who Just Won Their Party’s Nomination for Competitive November Elections and Want to Sell or Seize Public Lands

Mia LoveThis third installment of the “Bundy’s Buddies” series profiles four nonincumbent candidates for office who recently won their party’s nomination for competitive elections in the American West and who believe that federal lands should be seized by states or sold off to the highest bidder.

By Claire Moser and Matt Lee-Ashley | Thursday, June 19, 2014

The 15 Members of Congress Who Share Cliven Bundy’s Desire to Seize or Sell Off America’s Public Lands

Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks at a conference bars icon Charts The second installment of the “Bundy’s Buddies” series identifies 15 members of Congress who share Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy’s views about the federal government and are working to sell off or seize U.S. public lands.

By Matt Lee-Ashley | Thursday, May 22, 2014

The Politicians and Pundits Who Share Cliven Bundy’s Radical Anti-Government Views and Want to Seize Federal Lands

Ammon Bundy bars icon Charts This new series examines the growing fringe of right-wing politicians and organizations who share Cliven Bundy’s belief that the U.S. government has no legitimate authority over federal lands.

By Matt Lee-Ashley and Mari Hernandez | Friday, May 9, 2014