Two Democrats (so far) have said no to hedge fund employees holding Puerto Rico debt for profit.
Most of the farmers in the chicken industry live below the poverty level -- thanks to something called "contract farming."
The bill would require a public employee to authorize on paper payroll deductions in the form of union dues and political contributions. A Missouri GOP Rep. who sponsored the bill, cited (surprise!) an unaccountable statement about three supposed public employees who no longer want union backing.
Here we go again...
On January 17th, an Occupy "Call to Action" urges protestors to convene beginning at 9 a.m. EST on the West Front Lawn at Capitol Hill in an effort to bring the movement's message to the doorstep of Congressional lawmakers.
CNN has taken pains to give Murdoch some PR cover with their not-so-subtle list of donors to both parties. General Electric, which owns NBC, has al
The Senate Minority Leader Sunday joined a chorus of Republicans who disagree with Rep. Joe Barton's (R-TX) apology to BP. Barton shocked fellow Re
Halliburton Pours Money Into Campaigns Of Congress Members Who Will Investigate Oil Spill. Gee, I Wonder Why.
(H/T to Driftglass.) Just when you think Halliburton couldn't be any more blatant, and Congress members couldn't be any more corruptible, it gets
Hey, a common-sense decision -- unanimous, no less -- from a Texas appeals court. Via Austin Legal: The Austin appeals court erred in deciding that
The 'Party Of No' Finds Obstruction Strategy Is Not Paying Off In Contributions. But It Will Later, They Insist!
It's all in whether you see the glass as half empty - or half full. So with a new resolution to look on the bright side, I'm thrilled that the Democ
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