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K Street battles Tea Party in GOP primaries

By Timothy P. Carney | 04/23/14 08:03 AM

It's big business versus the free market once again as K Street lobbyists square off against Tea Party groups in two Republican House primaries this spring. Moderate Republican Mike Simpson is fighting to hold onto his Idaho seat as the Club for Growth spends big to unseat him. Meanwhile, some...
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Fracking debate may decide Colorado elections in 2014

By Ron Arnold | 04/23/14 08:51 AM

“You know, slavery had a lot of economic benefits, but it had an ethical problem.” That was anti-fracking activist Weston Wilson on Monday pushing a ban on hydraulic fracturing in Colorado by asserting that oil and gas development is equivalent to slavery.
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Obama's past lies dog his present health insurance claims

By Noemie Emery | 04/22/14 07:23 PM

Would you buy a used claim from a tarnished ex-savior? President Obama -- who, before 2012, told voters about 30 times that "if you like your plan, you can keep your plan" when this was not the case -- made an appearance three days before Easter to tell us that about 8 million people who had...
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