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Jeff Flake Chased Down A Pig For A Selfie

The Huffington Post | Amber Ferguson | Posted 05.14.2015 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) went a little hog wild for a selfie with a special congressional guest on Wednesday. Flake crawled on the floor and chase...

Our Taxpayer Dollars: Going to Waste and Wealthy Corporations

Jaimie Woo | Posted 04.08.2014 | Politics
Jaimie Woo

Let's help our budget crises by continuing billion-dollar handouts to huge, profitable agribusinesses. Apparently, that's what Congress thinks.

33 Lawmakers Directed Over $300 Million To Local Projects

The Washington Post | David S. Fallis, Scott Higham and Kimberly Kindy | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Thirty-three members of Congress have directed more than $300 million in earmarks and other spending provisions to dozens of public projects that are ...

Citizens Against Government Waste Promotes Waste

A. Siegel | Posted 02.20.2012 | Green
A. Siegel

An oft-heard element of political debate is horror at government standard setting and regulations... even if leads to an CFL Light Bulb improved marketplace.

Hello, 21st Century Yellow Peril

Cody Gault | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cody Gault

For the sake of a Congressional majority, the conservative movement in America has exploited the anxieties of white people who cannot cope with the changing demographics of their country.

Senate Stimulus Raises Debt Limit Over $12 Trillion, HuffPo Reader Finds

Huffington Post | Ryan Grim and Matthew Palevsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As President Obama flew to Elkhart, Indiana to sell his stimulus package, Huffington Post readers were looking through the Senate's final version of t...

Thomas B. Edsall

The Intriguing Death Of Top GOP Consultant Michael Connell | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

At 3:31 PM Friday, December 19, Michael L. Connell, a top Internet consultant for the Republican National Committee and for the Bush and McCain presid...

Stevens Built $2.7M Road From His House To Favorite Restaurant

AP | GARANCE BURKE and ADAM GOLDMAN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

GIRDWOOD, Alaska — Just 0.7 miles long, Crow Creek Road isn't a road to nowhere. It runs straight to the Double Musky Inn, a Cajun bistro owned ...

FCC Chair Kevin Martin Named "Porker Of The Month" For $355K NASCAR Sponsorhip

TVWeek | Ira Teinowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Kevin Martin is being named "Porker of the Month" by a government watchdog group thanks to the FCC's $355,0...

Cranking Up the Slime Machine
McCain NewsLadder

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

Cranking Up the Slime MachineMcCain NewsLadder Just days before the second face-to-face, nationally televised meeting of presidential candidates Bara...

33 Days Out - McCain on Polls, Debate, Richness: "Life is Unfair"

Jesse Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jesse Lee

These people who make life so unfair wouldn't know Country First if McCain yelled it at them repeatedly in an "irritable, sarcastic" interview.

Sam Stein

Palin Received Millions In Earmarks, Clouding Reformer Image | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News continues to break regarding vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin that could, in the long term, pose serious problems to one of the main thrus...

US Government's Car Fleet Numbers 642,233

AP | JENNIFER C. KERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON — Americans love their cars, and so apparently does Uncle Sam. He's got 642,233 of them. Operating those vehicles _ maintenance, leas...

Newshunt: The Media And McCain

NewsTrust | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

media attention is starting to focus on McCain's divergence from his image as a reformer. Our top-rated mainstream media piece, McCain Campaign Calls; A Nonprofit Steps In by the Washington Post's Robert O'Harrow Jr., looks at how McCain's top veteran affairs advisor also serves on the board of directors for Citizens Against Government Waste

Thomas B. Edsall

Bush Discovers Fiscal Conservatism For Final State Of The Union | Thomas B. Edsall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Tonight, in his State of the Union speech, President Bush will warn Congress that bills with too many earmarks on special projects sought by influenti...

More Lawmakers Give Up Earmarks

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — A growing number of lawmakers in Congress are voluntarily giving up one of the biggest perks of office _ at the risk of alienating ...