All of us who care about stopping climate change pollution need to stand together and say no. No, you cannot buy our democracy; no, you cannot pollute our air; and no, you cannot overpower us with money.
Chu triumphantly told his Big Coal listeners that he would "save coal" by investing billions into still infeasible, prohibitively expensive, unproven and fanciful carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology.
As we all know, the public was outraged at Murkowski's Big Oil bailout bill. Now, unfortunately, Sen. Jay Rockefeller is pushing Murkowski Part II, yet there's far less attention being paid to this effort.
The Senators who harp on the FCC's need to go to Congress to reverse a decision the Commission previously made know that Congress will never act in a timely fashion, if at all, to protect broadband consumers.
We may be critical of Obama's conservative approach to reform, of his stultifying realism, of his lack of leadership, but I suspect that the White House is driven primarily by the desire for immediate success.
The most powerful people in the health care debate right now can be found on the 4th floor of the Ford House Office Building, a nondescript WPA government structure once used by the FBI to store fingerprint records.
The Finance Committee's proposal would impose a tax on employer-sponsored insurance for plans with costs above $21,000 for a family. In Colorado, the average annual premium cost was $11,952 for a family.