08/19/14 09:37 AM
Coakley BOSTON (Legal Newsline) – Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley announced a $100,000 joint disposition agreement on Friday with a lobbying firm that allegedly profited from an inappropriate contingency fee agreement with a hospital in Brighton. The Brennan Group Inc....
08/18/14 09:00 PM
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Questionable campaign practices at the state and local level prompted state lawmakers to approve three reform bills Monday, including one adopted after a lobbyist was fined for hosting fundraisers at his home. SB1443 would outlaw gifts from lobbyists and reduce the...
By Michelle Malkin | 08/14/14 10:56 AM
All that "hope and change" stuff was just hot air. A new report shows that the Obama White House is full of Beltway lobbyists.
08/12/14 07:15 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration is easing a key part of its rule restricting lobbyists from serving in government. The move comes after a judge ruled against the administration in a court case filed by several lobbyists. Under the rule change, registered lobbyists will now be...
By Timothy P. Carney | 08/01/14 05:31 PM
Former Majority Leader Eric Cantor is leaving the swamp of Capitol Hill early to return home, to live and work among the people of Henrico and Culpeper Counties whom he's represented for 14 years. I'm joking, of course.
By Michelle Malkin | 08/01/14 11:07 AM
The lofty motto of the Environmental Protection Agency is "protecting people and the environment."
By Veronique de Rugy | 07/31/14 03:42 PM
The Export-Import Bank is allowed to prosper and grow because its costs are spread over millions while its benefits are jealously protected by its few clients.
By Becket Adams | 07/29/14 09:54 AM
Someone at the Associated Press, probably a social media intern who should know better, will likely get a stern lecture later today.
By Charles Hoskinson | 07/25/14 04:15 PM
Harvard professor and alleged foreign policy "realist" Stephen Walt loves to complain about the "Israel lobby."
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/23/14 09:43 AM
The House overwhelmingly passed a bill taxing foreign travelers to the U.S. in order to fund government-backed advertising campaign for the U.S. tourism industry.
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 | 07/15/14 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 | 07/11/14 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 Byron York | 08/18/14
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