By Betsy Woodruff | 07/18/14 05:11 PM
Rep. Justin Amash appears to be leading his primary by double digits, but that didn't keep the U.S. Chamber of Commerce from endorsing his challenger.
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 Veronique de Rugy | 07/17/14 06:42 PM
Americans now know the Export-Import Bank is a corporatist program built on bad economics.
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 | 07/15/14 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 Philip Klein | 07/14/14 05:03 PM
For the latest edition of "Dialogue," Philip Klein sat down with Rick Santorum, the former U.S. Senator from Pennsylvania and former GOP presidential candidate, to discuss his new book, Blue Collar Conservatives.
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.
07/07/14 01:45 PM
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut Democrats are pushing back against tea party Republicans, demanding Monday that the GOP-led House of Representatives back a little-known and embattled banking agency that helps finance U.S. exports. Reps. Joe Courtney and John Larson, flanked by...
By Veronique de Rugy | 07/03/14 05:37 PM
As the fight over the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank rages on, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., just proposed not only to renew the bank's charter for five years, but also to increase its credit-exposure limit to $160 billion, up from its current $140 billion level.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/02/14 04:18 PM
In the battle to renew the Export-Import Bank, Senate Democrats are lining up behind the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, while many Republicans are in sympathy with Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren, the iconic foe of crony capitalism.
By John Stossel | 07/02/14 10:41 AM
There's capitalism, and then there's "crapitalism" -- crony capitalism.
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 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 Lawrence Kudlow | 06/30/14 11:01 AM
Why in the world would Congress want to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank? Known as "Bank of Boeing," Ex-Im is the perfect example of corporate welfare, crony capitalism, fraud and corruption.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/21/14
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