Grover Norquist, unknown to most Americans, is the conservative boogeyman of the progressive big-government spending liberal left who vilify his defense of the American taxpayer.
A document published by the Public Relations Society of America, discovered by DeSmog, reveals that from the onset of its public relations campaign, the oil industry courted mainstream media reporters to help it sell the idea of lifting the ban on crude oil exports to the American public and policymakers.
Sometimes, figuratively speaking, all the money in the world can't change a political outcome. This very idea runs counter to all the dire warnings about money's corruptive influence on American politics, of course, but it makes it no less true -- at least in certain situations.
Extend the tax credits for clean energy, finally, Congress did, locking in incentives for both wind and solar through the end of the decade -- a gift that will keep giving to protect our air and our climate in many seasons to come.
A small, one could say, micro-sized miracle took place earlier this month as the United States Congress enacted the Microbead Free Waters Act of 2015.
The Donald's appeal is not just that he is not a politician, it goes well beyond that. Carly Fiorina is not a politician. Herman Cain is not a politician. Trump is the exact opposite of a politician.
Every day is Earth Day, folks. Making the U.S. a global clean energy leader will ensure a heck of a lot more jobs, and a clean, safe future.
Let's get on with the remaining 2016 best and worst awards. One warning: it's a very long column, so we encourage readers to pace themselves.
After three decades of engineering a winner-take-all economy, and buying the political power to consummate their hold on the wealth created by the system they had rigged in their favor, America's plutocrats have been taking the final and irrevocable step of separating themselves permanently from the common course of American life.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Forests: the cheapest way to store carbon ...
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For 2016, states need to resolve to do better. To some degree, NAMI's report provides a road map for action. Beyond budget trends, it surveys legislation by topic and marks with gold starts those that NAMI considers notable, capable of serving as models for other states.
Retired Army Sergeant Sterling Levi Eaves received from the Department of Veterans Affairs an assessment of which of the injuries he sustained after being blown up by an IED in Afghanistan they would accept as service-related injuries. Why can't we foot this bill?
Immigration is perhaps the most bogged down in partisan rhetoric of any issue in the United States. But this year, Republicans and Democrats found enough common ground to address a vital piece of the system.
Just like the holidays, tax season seems to creep up before you know it. While you may be thinking creep is the only thing the holidays and taxes have...
Recently, the Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies released a report highlighting the lack of diversity among U.S. Senate staffers, particularly at the senior level. Latinos make up over 16 percent of the U.S. population but only 2.1 percent of top Senate staff.