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.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Tomorrow, the House Judiciary Committee is expected to resume markup of a controversial bill aimed at fighting internet copyright infringement, the Stop Online Piracy Act.
When Newt Gingrich and other White House aspirants gave political pitches at a forum hosted by the Republican Jewish Coalition in early December, the leading financial benefactor for the group and Gingrich in recent years was absent: multibillionaire Sheldon Adelson, who was in Asia tending to his sprawling and controversial casino empire.
Newt Gingrich earned some $600,000 as a consultant to a major ethanol lobbying group, not the $312,500 that the organization, called Growth Energy, disclosed last spring.
It’s an important moment for Americans who eat fish or use electricity. After more than two decades of delays, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is poised to issue a new regulation restricting some power plant emissions that have polluted the nation’s air and water.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The White House announced today that nine states will receive federal money from the $500 million Race to the Top-Early Learning Challenge fund, but New Jersey isn’t among the winners.