By Timothy P. Carney | 07/19/14 12:29 PM
The Michigan Republican runs afoul of the Chamber of Commerce for opposing the Export-Import Bank and budget agreements that he thought were profligate.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/18/14 02:10 PM
Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren loves to shoot barbs at Wall Street. She also enjoys forcing taxpayers to absorb Wall Street's risks while the banks pocket the profits. Bloomberg reports Warren rebuffed overtures from the Heritage Foundation.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/17/14 04:23 PM
Some Republicans are beginning to extend their free-market, limited-government beliefs to include opposition to corporate welfare, like the Export-Import Bank. Many conservatives hate the idea of centralized education standards driven by a coalition of unaccountable bureaucrats and big business.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/17/14 01:29 PM
Liberal columnist EJ Dionne has noticed what he politely calls "tensions" between two Democratic themes this year: Populism and business boosterism.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/17/14 11:41 AM
The story of Debra Harrell is heartbreaking, interesting, and upsetting. It has many lessons. One of them: Neighborliness may be on the decline.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 07:03 PM
Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., is probably the most libertarian member of the U.S. House, which means he's made some enemies on K Street. They are funding his primary opponent, Brian Ellis.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 06:47 PM
Farmers agree that it makes sense to buy more food overseas closer to hungry people. But the shipping industry balks at losing half of its profitable cargo.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/15/14 11:56 AM
Republican Rep. Cathy McMorris-Rodgers is from Washington State, which makes her hesitance on the Export-Import Bank raise eyebrows. A local paper, the Spokesman-Review, blasted her for her reluctance, citing Washington's status as "the nation's most trade-dependent state."
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/11/14 07:58 PM
Lobbying and political contributions don't increase a company's profits, a new academic study suggests -- they mostly just enrich the CEO.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/09/14 09:38 AM
In the current battle over the Export-Import Bank, Democratic politicians and liberal journalists have dropped their populist pretenses and openly embraced the corporate-federal collusion that Ex-Im embodies.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/04/14 07:30 AM
Former Rep. Todd Tiahrt is a man on a mission — to reclaim the Republican Party for earmarkers.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/02/14 08:41 AM
Keith Hennessey was director of the National Economic Council in George W. Bush's second term. He was also a top GOP Hill aide for years. He's no flame-throwing Tea Partier. His resume is thoroughly establishment Republican.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/01/14 03:39 PM
If the views on display outside the Supreme Court and on the Internet this week are widely held on the Left, we're in for a long, ugly culture war.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/01/14 04:08 PM
Many liberals respond to the Export-Import Bank fight by shrugging, rolling their eyes, and saying "what an odd fight to pick."
By Timothy P. Carney | 06/30/14 06:12 PM
No, @TPCarney. Morning-after pills like Plan B actually don't cause abortions. It is amazing that you and so many others still believe this.— Jamil Smith (@JamilSmith) June 30, 2014 The Green family, who owns Hobby Lobby, aren't Catholics, and they don't have a broad...
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