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Senate Passed Bill Expediting Fossil Fuel Extraction on Native American Land Two Days Before Paris Agreement

Steve Horn | Posted 12.20.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

Cross-Posted from DeSmogBlogPhoto Credit: Indigenous Environmental Network Indigenous peoples' rights nearly did not make it into the global deal...

Kate Sheppard

The One Thing Conservation Groups Are A Little Excited About This Congress | Kate Sheppard | Posted 02.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the new chair of the House Natural Resources Committee, Rep. Rob Bishop may be ready to spar with the Obama administration on some ke...

Rob Bishop Defeats Donna McAleer In Midterm Election

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) defeated his Democratic opponent Donna McAleer in Tuesday's midterm election. TKTK will represent Utah's 1st congressional...

Kate Sheppard

Obama Plans To Designate New Monument, Republicans Plan To Freak Out | Kate Sheppard | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON –- President Barack Obama plans to announce a new national monument on Wednesday, protecting nearly half a million acres in southern New ...

House Approves Bill To Limit President On Public Monuments

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House has approved a Republican bill to limit the president's ability to designate new national monuments, a step President Ba...

Monumental Folly

Ellis Richard | Posted 05.26.2014 | Green
Ellis Richard

The Antiquities Act is often our last hope for conserving our treasured landscapes. Now a new bill is attempting to gut it.

Amanda Terkel

Congress Vents Its Shutdown Frustration Through Away Messages, Voicemails | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you call Sen. Barbara Boxer's (D-Calif.) Washington office these days, you won't be greeted by a cheery staff assistant. Instead, you...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Lawmakers Back Obama On Sequester | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with massive spending cuts that are set to take effect in just over three weeks, two Republican lawmakers said on Tuesday that the...

Jennifer Bendery

House Republicans Oppose Bill That Would Help Low-Income Moms Stay Home Like Ann Romney | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans emphatically agree with Mitt Romney that stay-at-home moms work just as hard as anybody in the workforce. But when it ...

GOP Bill Would Allow Congress To Veto National Monuments

Andrew Reilly | Posted 11.14.2011 | Arts

Our national morale has undoubtedly taken a hit from the lingering recession, but would we be willing to surrender national monuments to get back on t...

Tea Party Caucus Took $1 BILLION In Earmarks

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cutting federal spending may be a rhetorical cornerstone of the Tea Party and the congressional members of its official caucus, but a recent report fi...

What Does This Election Mean for Endangered Species?

Leda Huta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leda Huta

Politicians now use endangered species to score cheap political points, scapegoating wildlife protections for complex problems.

Republicans Push The Limits Of The States' Rights Movement

Roll Call | Jackie Kucinich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A group of conservative House Republicans will launch a states' rights task force this week but hope to avoid getting mired in debates over a host of ...

Unfinished Business

Michael Markarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Markarian

Among the very first Congressional bills introduced this week were two important measures to protect wildlife and should be on the fast track to getting over the finish line in the new session.

2008 Utah CD-01 General Election:
Bishop (R-i) vs Bowen (D)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UT-01: Bishop vs Bowen