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Jim Manley

'Drinking And Talking' Exposes The Secret Lives Of D.C. Lobbyists

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Lobbying. Depending on who you talk to, it is either the most reviled of political trades or a dramatically misunderstood and overly sti...

Sam Stein

10 Types Of Washington D.C. Sellouts | Sam Stein | Posted 05.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the White House Correspondents' Dinner upon us, it's time, apparently, for local publications to publish listicles squarely for the...

Disposable Bag 'Fee' Is Really a Tax That Requires Approval by Denver Voters

Mike Krause | Posted 10.12.2013 | Denver
Mike Krause

Members of the Denver City Council are proposing an ordinance that would impose a 5-cent charge on disposable bags. Proponents call this bag charge a "fee." But with even a little scrutiny, the ordinance is obviously much closer to a tax than it is to a fee.

Dems Face 'Serious Brain Drain'

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

For many top Democratic communicators this year, it was time to pursue other career options -- ones that don't revolve around a 24-hour news cycle. ...

Ryan Grim

Battle Between Broder And Reid Heats Up: Broder Comments 'Mind-Boggling' | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

David Broder simply doesn't understand the way that today's Senate operates, Jim Manley concluded on Wednesday. Manley, the senior communications advi...

Ryan Grim

Reid Spokesman: Anti-Earmark Crusader A "Partisan Hack" | Ryan Grim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Speaking on the Senate floor on Wednesday evening, Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) got under the fingernails of the government watchdog group Taxpay...

Sam Stein

Gregg, White House Still At Odds On Commerce Idea | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

It may seem like a minor footnote in a poorly-thought-out nomination. But the question of who first decided it would be a good idea for Judd Gregg to ...