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December 03, 2014

Hillary Clinton goes full diva for UCLA speaking event

Christopher Nelson

You know what they say, you can take the girl out of Capitol City, but you can’t take the Capitol City perks out of her speaking engagement negotiations. Emails obtained in a Freedom of Information Act request show the diva-induced insanity involved in getting Hillary Clinton to speak at UCLA earlier this year.

December 01, 2014

Will Al Sharpton’s Capitol City friends rescue him from his latest tax quandary?

Florian Sohnke

Al Sharpton is meeting with President Obama at the White House today, not only a sign in the wake of the Ferguson non-indictment that the administration is dubbing him a stand-in for the black community, but also that they’re choosing to avoid the media personality’s own scandal–millions of dollars in shirked tax liabilities.

September 23, 2014

Lawmakers took over 200 trips costing $766,000 during August recess

Joe Schoffstall

During the month of August, members of Congress and their staffers took over 200 trips which cost $766,000. August recess is typically a period in which congressional members spend time meeting with constituents or fundraising, especially during an election year. This year, however, many members took trips around the world — as far as the […]