With Mitt Romney at or near the top of the polls in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, the Center for Public Integrity’s iWatch News wanted to find out how his administration might regulate toxic air pollutants.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – House Republicans had a change of heart and will agree to a two-month extension of a Social Security payroll tax cut, which will keep 160 million Americans from having smaller paychecks in the new year.
I’m sitting by the hospital bed of a grateful Medicare beneficiary —-my mother. She seems to be making progress in her battle against pneumonia, and she doesn’t have the worry that many other patients here have about how they are going to pay their medical bills.
In the case of the salesman who wouldn’t sell, the two sides have starkly different tales to tell.
Bank of America will pay $335 million to settle allegations of discrimination at Countrywide Financial Corp., the troubled lender it bought in 2008.
Unless Republicans in Congress drop their opposition to a bipartisan compromise on extending the payroll tax cut and Unemployment Insurance, America will usher in the new year by raising taxes on 160 million workers and cutting a lifeline to nearly…
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, the first national standards to protect American families from power plant emissions of mercury and toxic air pollution like arsenic, acid gas, nickel, selenium, and cyanide.
An outside spending group affiliated with the conservative Tea Party movement is targeting long-time Utah Republican Sen. Orrin Hatch in 2012 for not being conservative enough.
Winning Our Future, the super PAC recently set up to boost Newt Gingrich’s campaign, has recruited long time Gingrich aide Rick Tyler to play key roles including some fundraising.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The House Judiciary Committee postponed a planned third day of the markup hearing on the controversial Stop Online Piracy Act due to the House schedule.