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American Energy Alliance Leads Front Group Attack on Wind PTC

Gabe Elsner | Posted 09.03.2015 | Green
Gabe Elsner

Elected officials and the public should make note that while these groups claim to be "free market" think tanks and non-profits, in reality, they are operating as front groups for the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel interests with a financial interest in stoping the wind production tax credit.

Igor Bobic

Mitt 3.0 Fails To Impress Conservatives At Major Conference In Washington | Igor Bobic | Posted 01.14.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The latest signs that Mitt Romney is likely to run for president in 2016 may come as welcome news to former aides and supporters, many o...

Zach Carter

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

Zach Carter

Tea Party Leader Botches 'Socialistic' Op-Ed | Zach Carter | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Congress is out of session, but the lobbying struggle over reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank is as hot as ever. On Monday, former Sen...

Sam Stein

House Passes Critical Highway Trust Fund Bill | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House of Representatives passed a critical highway funding bill on Tuesday afternoon by a vote of 367-55. The measure puts just u...

Sam Stein

Critical Highway Trust Fund Bill Loses Support Of House Dem | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Backers of a critical highway trust fund bill set to get a vote in the House on Tuesday may have to worry about defections from Democrat...

Sam Stein

Conservative Groups Move To Kill GOP's Highway Trust Fund Bill, But Republicans Aren't Nervous | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The last likely opportunity for Congress to avoid completely draining the nation’s highway budget will present itself on Tuesday after...

Massive Bill Shows Fruits Of Conservative Victory

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — At an unlikely-to-be-read 1,582 pages, Congress' $1.1 trillion spending bill is precisely the sort of massive legislation that Rep...

The Republican 'Civil War' Isn't About Policy: It's About Cash

Jason Sattler | Posted 02.17.2014 | Politics
Jason Sattler

But are there actual divisions in policy between Paul Ryan and Ted Cruz? They currently disagree on one thing -- tactics. John Boehner and Paul Ryan cannot afford another government shutdown. Ted Cruz can.

Boehner's Words Spark GOP Counterattack Against Hard Right

AP | CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican establishment's much-anticipated pushback against the tea party wing is underway. House Speaker John Boehner made t...

Sabrina Siddiqui

John Boehner To Conservative Groups: Are You Kidding Me? | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) assailed conservative groups Thursday for opposing the latest budget deal, saying they had crossed a...

Luke Johnson

Boehner Slams 'Ridiculous' Move By Conservative Groups | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) took a hard swing Wednesday at conservative groups opposing the newly announced bipartisan budget de...

Gay Rights Legislation's Prospects Have Both Parties Feeling Upbeat

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Gay rights advocates from both parties are newly upbeat about the prospects for Senate passage of legislation that w...

House Passes Bipartisan Water Bill

AP | HENRY C. JACKSON | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- WASHINGTON (AP) — Bucking some of the same conservative groups that encouraged the government shutdown, Republicans and Democrats unit...

GOP Senator Warns Top Conservative Group Is Losing Clout

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

One day after Heritage Action warned legislators not to vote for the Senate budget compromise, Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) warned that the group could b...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Conservative Groups Attack John Boehner Over Reported Fiscal Cliff Concessions | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 12.17.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio.) drew sharp criticism from conservative groups Club for Growth and Heritage Action for America on Mo...