By Timothy P. Carney | 07/31/14 01:35 PM
If that expectation of a Wall Street bailout can be brought to near-zero, then that has some ramifications.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/31/14 11:20 AM
The Obama White House and the health insurance industry have an uneasy alliance to defend Obamacare's subsidies and mandates — at the expense of the taxpayer.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/30/14 02:38 PM
Iowa Republican Senate candidate Joni Ernst, to her discredit, supports the federal ethanol mandate. In fact, she is lobbying the Obama administration to increase the mandate, known as the Renewable Fuel Standard or RFS.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/29/14 04:24 PM
"This is so important," Sen. Maria Cantwell, D-Wash., said about reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, "because 85,000 Washington state jobs hang in the balance. That is how many jobs have been supported here in the state by the Export-Import Bank.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/29/14 03:29 PM
Defenders of the Export-Import Bank argue that the agency is profitable. This argument convinces some people to support (or at least tolerate) Ex-Im. It shouldn’t.
By Timothy P. Carney | 07/26/14 10:00 PM
Give the lady points for boldness: Sen. Kay Hagan is blasting her Republican opponent for "sid[ing] with the special interests" because he opposes a corporate welfare agency that gives most of its subsidies to Hagan's campaign contributors.
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.
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