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Entries by Zach Carter from 09/2011

Obama's Close Ties To CEOs Whose Firms Dodge Taxes

Posted 09.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the nation struggles with a stagnant economy, President Barack Obama has preached overhauling the U.S. tax code to spur economic grow...

Patent Reform Refuses To Die, Congress Keeps Cashing In [UPDATED]

Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

UPDATE: The patent reform bill cleared a filibuster on Tuesday by a vote of 93 to 5. WASHINGTON -- The seemingly endless congressional circus known...

Patent Reform Bill Passes Congress After Final Round Of Votes On Special Interest Favors

Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As expected, the U.S. Senate passed patent reform legislation by a vote of 89 to 9 on Thursday evening, paving the way for the bill to b...

Obama Pushes Medicare Cuts In Jobs Speech

Posted 09.08.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In his jobs speech before Congress Thursday night, President Barack Obama appeared to call on congressional Democrats to cut Medicare, a...

Patent Reform Bill Signed Into Law After Years Of Debate

Posted 09.16.2011 | Politics

ALEXANDRIA, Va. -- President Barack Obama signed the long-debated patent reform bill into law on Friday, finally ending a seven-year nightmare for inn...

Bill Daley's Big Pharma History: Drugs, Profits And Trade Deals

Posted 09.28.2011 | Politics

This piece is a continuation of The Huffington Post's collaboration on trade issues with The Dylan Ratigan Show, called Trading Our Future. WASHING...