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Is The Government Making Us Fat?

Aaron Sankin | Posted 07.18.2013 | Healthy Living

Is a piece of agricultural legislation actually contributing to obesity? While Congress debated the merits of this year's farm bill, a progressive...

Solyndra Executives To Plead The Fifth At Hearing

The Huffington Post | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Two of Solyndra's top executives announced on Tuesday they will invoke their Fifth Amendment rights and refuse to answer any questions a...

Lucia Graves

Darrell Issa To Launch Investigation Into Government Loans Programs That Benefited Solyndra | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.20.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) said Tuesday he will launch a "broad" investigation into government loan programs that benefit private comp...

Lucia Graves

Solyndra Files For Bankruptcy, Company Lobbyist 'Grateful' For Experience In Government Sales | Lucia Graves | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green

WASHINGTON -- As Solyndra Inc. made its bankruptcy filing official on Tuesday afternoon, Victoria Sanville, a prominent lobbyist who helped secure hun...

Health Care: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

We've recently seen the abortion rhetoric really heat up to ridiculous proportions. Those with opposing views are being stereotyped and demonized. And facts are taking a back seat to sound bytes.

Bachmann Farm Subisidies: Anti-Handout Rep. Personally Got $250K

Truthdig | Glenn Thrush | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann has become well known for her anti-government tea-bagger antics, protesting health care reform and every other government "handout" a...