Rep. Bruce Braley (D., Iowa) is the latest Democratic Senate candidate to turn to progressive favorite Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.) to bolster his populist credentials, even as critics question her ties to corporations.More at the Washington Free Beacon. ...
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Congress is investigating misuse of taxpayer dollars at the Labor Department, including propaganda elevator posters that cost $2,627 a week to produce.Read the rest at the Washington Free Beacon. ...
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Everyone knows most federal lobbyists aren't going hungry. But how much pay does one lobbyist truly command?You won't find the answer in federal lobbying disclosures, which only require a lobbying firm to reveal how much money a client pays them on a quarterly basis. That's regardless of whether a ...
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Only one week after Sen. Mitch McConnell took the CEO of Delta Air Lines to breakfast in the exclusive Senate Dining Room last month, the airline executive and his wife wrote $10,000 worth of checks to help fund McConnell's political operation.The donations, which were reported to the Federal Electi ...
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Bill Clinton enjoys a Gurkha cigar, "the Rolls Royce of the cigar industry." He "loves the Gurkhas," Gurkha chief executive officer Kaizad Hansotia, maker of the HMR cigar, which stands for His Majesty's Reserve. It is, according to Hansotia, "the world's most expensive cigar."More at the Weekly Sta ...
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Sen. Jay Rockefeller comes from one of America's wealthiest families and represents a state only 60 miles from the District of Columbia, yet he travels home almost exclusively via private charter plane at $4,400 per trip and sends the bill to taxpayers.More at Washington Examiner. ...
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