By Timothy P. Carney | 07/24/14 03:35 PM
This looks sketchy as heck. A telecom company is basically getting special prices on buying wireless spectrum, even thought it just leases that spectrum to big telecoms. The company's owner is a bundler for President Obama but also a donor to Rep. Jim Clyburn, whose daughter Mignon Clyburn is...
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/23/14 05:25 PM
Today, via the Wall Street Journal, we get a doozy for the Obama revolving door.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/23/14 10:07 AM
Misplaced balance is a major problem in today's media. One politician says something completely false, and another points out that the false thing is false -- and the media report it as a dispute.
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 | 07/22/14 05:05 PM
When the administration lost an Obamacare case in federal court Tuesday, the insurance companies lost as well.
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.
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