Lobbies

After a bruising months-long fight between media corporations and the Federal Communications Commission, a government website came online today that will feature political ad data from television stations around the country. Read more...
JFK Talks Medicare - 1962.
President Kennedy discusses Medicare at a Medical Care For The Aged Rally at Madison Square Garden in New York, May20, 1962. Read more...
Buying An Election - California's Universal Healthcare Initiative - 1994
( . . .speaking of buying elections) Quick - who remembers California's Prop 186 in 1994? No? Anybody? Since history has been relegated in some sec Read more...
Hell has officially frozen over. After more than a decade of hyper-partisanship and knee-jerk, reactionary opposition to the other, the entire polit Read more...
Is Lobbying Necessary?  1949
(Lobbies - like Baseball and Character Assassination, an American institution) Lobbies have been part of our political landscape forever it seems. Read more...

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The Real News Network: When John McCain took the podium Monday on the first day of the national conference for the American Israel Public Affairs Comm Read more...
Fascinating post by Jesse Wendel at Group News Blog regarding the kind of language the Democratic frontrunners are using to describe themselves and th Read more...
  Roll Call reported this week that Republican lobbyists aren't sure how to get anything done in a Democratic Congress. Several Democratic and Repub Read more...
When Will AARP Respond? via Seetheforest The new anti-AARP smear from the Republicans: (some might try to deflect responsibility and say this is fro Read more...