By 2012, six out of 14 Wal-Mart's direct lobbyists had worked in Congress. In that same year, Wal-Mart retained a total of ten outside lobbying firms, bringing its total legislative agent count to 79 lobbyists -- of which 64 were revolving door lobbyists.
Obama's health care program, with its private doctors, hospitals and insurance companies, isn't close to socialism, of course. But is it close enough to liberalism?
“I feel this is a real opportunity for a candidate to raise the economic issues that the Occupy movement is talking about
The politics of celebrity -- the sexy candidate phenomenon -- leapt from the big screen to the campaign trail. Many seem to presume that a charismatic candidate is automatically capable of being a great leader. That's a formula for success in Hollywood, but is it right for American politics?
It's also not surprising to see Bloomberg wade into the national presidential discussion. It's long been rumored that hizzoner
"I think the White House really wanted to create a contrast both with the GOP presidential candidates but also Republicans
Well, how about that nails-on-the-chalkboard voice, the bumper-sticker speeches, the hunt-the-poor vision for America's future
What would Michele Bachmann's first major 2012 campaign speech look like once she officially announced her candidacy?
It's only been three weeks but House Republicans are already losing momentum on health care, deficits, civility, guns, and Issa's investigations. Was Nov. 2 their high point?
Sparkman's workaday life and violent death -- whatever the cause and whoever the culprit -- highlight the precarious struggles of the white working class and the brewing storm surrounding the 2010 Census.
"It's time we told Barney Frank, Nancy Pelosi, and Barack Obama that we won't tolerate using our tax dollars to pay off their
Unfortunately, recent studies of programs like The Colbert Report have shown that Americans' ability to distinguish satire from reality has been dramatically degraded in recent years,.