special interests

In the wake of the election, it wasn't shock based on pollsters' errors that got to me. Somewhere deep inside, I simply didn't believe that, of all countries on this planet, the United States could elect a narcissistic, celeb billionaire.
Sen. Richard Burr is under fire for being too close to industry groups, which spent more than $100,000 to send him around the world, a review shows.
The Republican nominee is refusing to disclose basic fundraising details that Clinton does and past GOP nominees did as a routine matter.
Three hours later, Portman will be dried off and mingling at an Ernst & Young C-Suite reception at the organization's rooftop
Trump railed against his rivals for being bought by special interests. He's now cozying up to the same special interests.
Last week we met with a student who is applying to middle school. We wanted to get to know this sincere and funny 12-year-old boy. We asked him, "What do you like to do in your free time?" He looked to the ceiling and seemed at a loss on how to respond...
What makes the DNC's decision even more offensive and obtuse is the fact that a central and widely accepted platform of this entire election season is campaign finance reform, rejecting the use of corrupt money in politics, and overturning Citizens United.
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will be sitting in the House gallery as an honored guest at the State of the Union (SOTU) address tonight. By all rights, he be should sitting before a Congressional committee instead, answering for his company's blatant tax avoidance.
The ongoing push to lift the ban on exports of U.S.-produced crude oil appears to be coming to a close, with Congress agreeing to a budget deal with a provision to end the decades-old embargo.
The controversy and clamor attached to the report of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee would seem to suggest that something that radical had been proposed. But that's not quite the case.