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Zach Carter

Why The Top GOP Corporate Lobbying Group Is Fudging The Math To Help Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- America's flagship corporate lobbying group seems to have a problem with math. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is a reliable backer of t...

Zach Carter

Alan Grayson Zings Both Sides Of Aisle With Export-Import Bank Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 09.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Congress reconvenes after its August recess, a major source of political drama is the Export-Import Bank and whether a deep divide in...

Zach Carter

Elizabeth Warren Attacked By Club For Growth For Supporting Export-Import Bank

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Club For Growth is targeting Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) with a web video attacking her support for the Export-Import Bank, inte...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Justin Amash Got A Big Raise From His Dad Just Before Loaning His Campaign Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.) received a handsome bonus from his father's company in 2010, the same year he first ran for Congress and loa...

Is Carbon Pricing a Diversion From the Real Story?

Carol Pierson Holding | Posted 02.18.2014 | Green
Carol Pierson Holding

One of the more solid tenets of Big Oil dogma has always been that carbon pricing, whether a straightforward tax or a market-based cap-and-trade system, is terrible and conservatives must stand in unison against it.

Kate Sheppard

Another International Lender Pledges No More Coal

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The U.S. Export-Import Bank has joined the growing list of international financial institutions that will no longer finance coal project...

Too Much Public Funding Is Going Into Coal Projects in Key Countries: Preliminary Findings Show

Jake Schmidt | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Since 2007, over $59 billion of public financing has supported coal projects through funding from development banks and international financial institutions in key countries.

Facilitating International Climate Action through President Obama's Climate Action Plan

Jake Schmidt | Posted 08.27.2013 | Green
Jake Schmidt

In unveiling the U.S. National Climate Action Plan, President Obama signaled two important things that will help international efforts to address climate change -- he signaled that the U.S will act at home to reduce its pollution and it will take steps to help secure strong international action.

Obama Signs Key Bill

AP | Posted 07.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has signed legislation that renews the charter of the Export-Import Bank for three years and increases the b...

Key Measure Passes Hurdle Despite Conservative Objections

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The government's vehicle for promoting U.S. export sales survived a challenge from conservatives Tuesday with a Senate vote to rene...

House Votes To Extend Key Institution

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 07.09.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The House voted Wednesday to extend the life of the Export-Import Bank, culminating a struggle that has split Republicans between p...

Ryan Grim

Delta Embarrassed By Loan Guarantee From Federal Agency It Wants To End

HuffingtonPost.com | Ryan Grim | Posted 04.06.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bizarre lobbying battle that pits Delta Air Lines and the Tea Party against the Export-Import Bank became even more interesting on Thu...

GOP Senator: 'Political Mischief' Of Federal Program Is 'Wrong'

Washington Examiner | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

There are two kinds of companies who receive corporate welfare from Washington: successful businesses that don’t need it, and unsuccessful companies...