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Does ExxonMobil Really Support a Carbon Tax?

Elliott Negin | Posted 02.17.2017 | Green
Elliott Negin

ExxonMobil claims it supports a revenue-neutral carbon tax and its lobbyists "have echoed that message in countless private briefings with members of Congress on carbon tax policy options." Then why do most ExxonMobil-funded lawmakers oppose the idea?

Who Cares About Taxing REIT Spinoffs?

Bradley T. Borden | Posted 12.16.2016 | Business
Bradley T. Borden

Last week, Congressman Kevin Brady, the Chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, published a proposed tax extenders bill. Although the general ...

Kevin Brady Re-Elected To Congress In 2014 Texas Midterms

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Kevin Brady (R) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Brady, who represents Texas' 8th District, faced Libertarian candidate Ken Petty. Be...

Senior House Republicans' Threat to Barack Obama

Kevin Price | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Kevin Price

House Republicans have sworn to defend the Constitution. They believe the president is violating his oath to the point of impeachable offenses. Based on their very own logic, the House GOP members are also violating the Constitution.

GOP Admits It's Hypocritical To Sue Obama Yet Urge Him To Act Alone On Border Crisis

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

A pair of House Republicans admitted on Friday that it made little sense to sue President Barack Obama over executive overreach and, at the same time,...

Kasey Varner

Republicans Lose To Democrats For Sixth Straight Year In Congressional Baseball Game | Kasey Varner | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the sixth year running, Democrats beat their Republican colleagues in the annual Roll Call Congressional Baseball Game for Charity. ...

Republicans Feign Concern About Health of ACA

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

In a shocking turn of events, Republicans now care about whether Americans have health insurance! It happened quite suddenly. The moment can be precisely pinpointed. It occurred early in the day of Oct. 1 when the media declared the launch of the Affordable Care Act website a fiasco.

Shutdown Means Work Without Pay For Hill Aides

Reuters | Posted 11.30.2013 | Politics

By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - In the waning hours before a potential U.S. government shutdown, lawmakers expres...

WATCH: Soldier Reunites With Dog He Left In Afghanistan

Posted 07.12.2013 | Good News

Last week, it was videos of soldiers returning home to their dogs that had left us teary-eyed. But this story is the reverse -- and just as emotion...

Gun Violence Debate Highly Personal For Some Lawmakers

Reuters | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

* Congress group includes crime witness, accident victim * Sense grows that time is ripe for gun control By Thomas Ferra...

Dylan Ratigan Rips GOP Congressman Kevin Brady Over Wall Street Greed

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas) looked uncomfortable when MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan introduced him Tuesday afternoon to talk about unemployment benefits and...

BP Engineers and Uncle Sammy Provide Double Whammy for Louisiana

Sandy Rosenthal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sandy Rosenthal

We think it's laudable that the White House is rapidly conducting investigations into the root cause of the BP well failure. 

But the White House exhibited paralysis after the spectacular engineering failure that flooded 80% of New Orleans.

Shahien Nasiripour

Geithner Asked To Resign; 'Mr. Secretary, The Public Has Lost All Confidence In Your Ability To Do Your Job' (VIDEO) | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A heated exchange erupted on Capitol Hill today as Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner was explicitly asked to resign. The ranking House Republican o...

Released: Rep. Kevin Brady's Complaint to DC Metro

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Wellington Ennis

Rep. Kevin Murphy (R, TX-8th) has made his displeasure known that Washington D.C. did not offer extra metro rail service for the 9/12 Tea Party, even though he just voted against emergency funding for the D.C. Metro.

Tea Party Protesters Protest D.C. Metro Service

WSJ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Protesters who attended Saturday's Tea Party rally in Washington found a new reason to be upset: Apparently they are unhappy with the level of service...