June 21, 2012
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi went on the defensive Thursday. She said a contempt vote by Republicans against Attorney General Eric Holder is an effort to block votes in the upcoming election.
Pelosi characterized the proceeding as “a shameful display of an abuse of power” by House Republicans and said it was no mistake Holder is the government official in charge of preventing voter suppression. Democrats argue that states that [...]
by S. E. Robinson
George Soros, T. Boone Pickens, Kevin G. Douglas and companies under their control stand to reap the rewards of billions of taxpayer dollars in subsidies contained in a Democratic-sponsored measure set for a vote this week.
The legislation, authored by Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.), would amend the much-ballyhooed highway bill to include the New Alternative Transportation to Give Americans Solutions act, or NATGAS act. The act would provide subsidies [...]
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A state lawmaker and a group of Democratic political donors with ties to Gov. Beverly Perdue are poised to sell land at a handsome profit should a tire plant be lured to North Carolina with $100 million in state and local incentives, according to public records reviewed by The Associated Press.
As North Carolina’s chief executive, the governor is a key decision maker [...]
Less than two months after ascending to the United States Senate, Barack Obama bought more than $50,000 worth of stock in two speculative companies whose major investors included some of his biggest political donors.
One of the companies was a biotech concern that was starting to develop a drug to treat avian flu. In March 2005, two weeks after buying about $5,000 of its shares, Mr. Obama [...]