Topic: Center for Responsive Politics
The health-insurance industry is exempt from anti-trust laws. It's time to change that.
02/25/2010 10:53 am
J.D. Hayworth, who is contesting Sen. John McCain in the GOP primary, plans to make border security and illegal immigration key campaign themes – and to tap 'energy' of resurgent conservatives.
02/15/2010 06:41 pm
Chris Dodd announced Wednesday he would not be seeking a sixth term, ending a career helped by massive campaign contributions from Wall Street.
01/06/2010 11:31 am
As a first step, Congress may extend the estate tax. There are faster methods, too.
12/28/2009 10:54 am
In the book 'Climate Cover-Up: The Crusade to Deny Global Warming,' James Hoggan says the campaign to create skepticism about climate change is 'by far and away the biggest public relations campaign that I've ever seen.'
12/24/2009 10:46 am
Congress pledged to tighten regulations on Wall Street after its role in the recession. The industry is reaching into its deep pockets to shape the financial reform legislation to its liking.
12/22/2009 12:35 pm
Congress shouldn't let financial institutions get large enough to wreck the financial system. But questions abound about whether the Feds can be honest regulators.
12/16/2009 11:27 am
He isn’t fighting Wall Street as much as lawmakers who take campaign money from the financial industry. To win passage of reforms for the industry, the president needs to take on Democrats with sticky fingers and who ignore Main Street.
12/15/2009 12:14 pm
Sen. Joe Lieberman, an Independent who caucuses with Democrats, has been a key vote on important bills. He's been unwavering so far in his opposition to including any kind of public option in the healthcare reform bill.
12/11/2009 12:17 pm
Regulations in a House financial bill would mean the most significant overhaul of the financial-services industry since the New Deal.
12/02/2009 12:00 am