It's not easy to talk to the press about being shot and losing a friend to gun violence. It's even harder to tell your story while calling out one of the most powerful members of Congress. But some issues are just that important.
The senator is apparently willing to trade the low fares that have made flying more accessible for higher fares and more comfort for people who can afford to pay for it.
For investors who wish to assess the kinds of risk associated with their companies' political spending, Citizens United made corporate accountability and transparency even more essential.
Wall Street Trying to Use Budget Bill to Put Its Special Interests Above the Priorities of the American People
Wall Street's army of high priced lobbyists are again working Washington day and night to use this year's spending bill for their gain at the expense of the American people. Wall Street views essential, must-pass, nationally important legislation as just an opportunity for them to sneak in their wish list of special provisions.
Former DC roommates, Durbin and Schumer have taken divergent stands on war and peace, with Schumer, former head of the Democrat Senatorial Campaign Committee, voting for the Iraq War Resolution in 2002 and opposing the Iran Nuclear Deal.
Sen. Chuck Schumer sits down with Huffington Post's Mike McAuliff to explain his plans for the potential trade deal, and why he's still skeptical of the 'fast track' idea.
By buying out a foreign company and using it as a tax haven, companies that "invert" don't move abroad in any real sense, and continue to benefit from America's infrastructure, education system, security and large consumer market.
Can Long Island Be Saved? Part VIII -- IBM Unveils a Road to Long Island's Future at the Same Time That It's Business as Usual in Albany
Here's a useful graphic from The Nature Conservancy showing the sources of nitrogen pollution in various parts of the East End of Long Island, from a report entitled Nitrogen Load Modeling -- The Peconic Estuary, New York.
The groundwater, polluted with nitrogen from the septic tanks and from lawn and farm fertilizers, has over the past 30 years triggered ever larger and more devastating algal blooms, destroying marine habitats everywhere.