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Christina Wilkie

Top GOP Ex-Senator And Ex-House Committee Chair Both Join Lobbying Firms

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 02.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two recently retired senior Republican members of Congress have joined lobbying firms as senior advisers, offering their years of experi...

Goodwill's Charity Racket: CEOs Earn Top-Dollar, Workers Paid Less Than Minimum Wage

John Hrabe | Posted 11.25.2012 | Politics
John Hrabe

An American multi-national corporation, which accepts millions of dollars in government funds, pays its top executives more than half a million dollars per year in total compensation, while simultaneously paying some of its employees less than the federal minimum wage.

Ted Yoho, Upset Winner Over Rep. Cliff Stearns, Lands Sarah Palin Endorsement

The Huffington Post | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.21.2012 | Politics

Sarah Palin on Tuesday endorsed Florida congressional candidate Ted Yoho, the large animal veterinarian who upset 12-term incumbent Rep. Cliff Stearns...

Patrick Svitek

Who Is Ted Yoho?

HuffingtonPost.com | Patrick Svitek | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Ted Yoho stunned the political establishment this week when he beat Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) in the GOP primary for Florida's third c...

Paul Blumenthal

GOP Loss Came Despite Big Advantage

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Cliff Stearns, the Florida Republican who led the GOP charge against Planned Parenthood, conceded victory in his primary race Wedne...

GOP's Planned Parenthood Investigator Dealt Epic Loss

AP | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics

ORLANDO, Fla. -- Twelve-term Florida Congressman Cliff Stearns has conceded a tight Republican primary to a veterinarian with scant political experien...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Rep. Behind Planned Parenthood Probe Loses Primary

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Pushing controversial, hot-button issues popular with the conservative base was not enough for Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) to win over G...

Laura Bassett

Republican Sponsors Bill To Protect Planned Parenthood Funding

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics

Planned Parenthood does not have many GOP friends in Congress, but one rare, pro-choice Republican in the House of Representatives stuck his neck out ...

Park Fire Sale

Edward Flattau | Posted 06.10.2012 | Green
Edward Flattau

Congressional Republicans assure us they would never dispose of our major national parks, yet they have introduced bills that would make some national monuments and wildlife refuges eligible for energy exploitation, if not outright purchase.

GOP Lawmaker Entertains Obama 'Birther' Notions

The Hill | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.), a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on Tuesday said he's not yet convinced that President Obama’s ...

Jason Linkins

Florida Rep. Stars In Today's Edition Of Birther-Pandering Theatre

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2012 | Politics

I know that back when President Barack Obama called a meeting of the White House Press Corps to dramatically reveal his long-form birth certificate, t...

Clerk Accuses GOP Rep Of Trying To Buy Him Out Of Race

jacksonville.com | Posted 03.07.2012 | Politics

GREEN COVE SPRINGS — Clay Clerk of Courts James Jett told a group of Republicans today the FBI is looking into Rep. Cliff Stearns for what Jett said...

Lucia Graves

Solyndra Audit Release Prompts Republicans To Run Victory Laps

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 02.03.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jim Sensenbrenner (R-Wis.) took a victory lap on Thursday when it was announced that Herb Allison, the man tasked with reviewing th...

Michael McAuliff

Republicans Slam Failure Of Green Car Battery Firm Despite GOP Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 03.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are pouncing on the bankruptcy of yet another alternative energy firm that got federal aid -- but the company, battery-maker...

Lucia Graves

SOTU On Energy: 'We Don't Have To Choose Between Our Environment And Our Economy'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 03.25.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama clearly laid out his energy agenda in Tuesday night's State of the Union address, promising "responsible developm...

Lucia Graves

China's Solar Subsidies: Growing The Industry Could Mean Throwing American Manufacturers Under The Bus

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- This fall Rep. Cliff Stearns (R-Fla.) drew indignant headlines when he said "we can't compete with China to make solar panels and wind t...

Lucia Graves

Report Reveals Risks Of Energy Department Loan Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new independent report on the Department of Energy's 1705 loan guarantee program found it to be in good financial health, with the maj...

Lucia Graves

Chu To Congress: Solyndra Decision Not Influenced By Politics

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.18.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- In what amounts to the highest-profile testimony yet in the ongoing Solyndra saga, Energy Secretary Steven Chu took full responsibility...

'Green News Report' - November 17, 2011

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.17.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Political...

Sam Stein

Interstate Concealed Carry Bill Heads For A Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The arrest of a pro-gun-rights Tennessee lawmaker on charges of possession of a handgun while under the influence has provided a short-t...

Government Has Long History of Promoting Innovation; It Should Do the Same with Clean Energy

Peter Lehner | Posted 12.10.2011 | Green
Peter Lehner

Government research funding and loan guarantees can help advanced technologies move out of the lab and into the market faster. That means Americans will have quicker access to the benefits.

Lucia Graves

Solyndra Critics Can Claim Their First Scalp

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Jonathan Silver, the head of the Department of Energy's loan guarantee program at the heart of the Solyndra controversy, is stepping dow...

Lucia Graves

Newt Gingrich Calls For Steven Chu To Be Fired Over Solyndra Scandal

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 12.04.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Monday called for Energy Secretary Steven Chu to be fired for his decision to allow Solyndra to ke...

Michael McAuliff

White House Slams GOP Claim 'We Can't Compete With China'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration is seizing on remarks by a top Republican who argued that the United States cannot compete with China in the so...

Lucia Graves

Cliff Stearns On Solyndra: Steven Chu 'Ignored Every Warning Sign'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.30.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are turning up the pressure on Energy Secretary Steven Chu after a spokesman admitted he was responsible for the final...