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John Breaux

Russian Bank Hires Former Senators To Lobby Against U.S. Sanctions

Center for Public Integrity | Alexander Cohen | Posted 09.02.2014 | Politics

This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washingto...

Big Safety Move Delayed Decades

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 11.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — It was an accident investigators say didn't have to happen: Five years ago a commuter train collided head-on with a freight train n...

Christina Wilkie

Mary Landrieu's Husband: Real Estate Agent To The Stars

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 08.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Washington is a small town at the top, and lawmakers and their spouses tend to move in overlapping circles. This reality was underscored...

Michael McAuliff

Paul Ryan's Vision For Medicare Will Win, Dem Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 04.30.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats who are staking the 2012 election in part on the charge that Republicans will "end Medicare as we know it" likely will join in...

FedEx Lobbying To Avoid Same Union Rules As UPS: Teamsters Pushing Back

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

As they continue to wage a high-dollar and nasty lobbying campaign, archrivals FedEx and UPS are awaiting final delivery of legislation that will dete...

Net Neutrality Versus the Telecom Pirates

Michael Rose | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Rose

Increasing broadband access worries some who fear it will lead to more piracy. But others are more concerned about "corporate pirates" who've tried to hijack control of the Internet for their own commercial benefit.

Lucia Graves

Rep. Grijalva Compares BP's Atlantis Rig To Deepwater Horizon: 'Same Pathological Pattern'

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As the errors leading up to the oil spill catastrophe in the Gulf come to light, parallels between the Deepwater Horizon and another offshore rig, BP'...

Medicare Part D Creators Now Working For Lobbyists With Billions At Stake

ProPublica | Olga Pierce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Four years ago, a group of lawmakers and aides crafted Medicare Part D, the prescription drug program for seniors that has produced billions of dollar...

Jason Linkins

Matthews: Abolish Filibuster, Let Majority Rule (VIDEO)

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The filibuster. Why is it that it has continued to bedevil the Senate's majority party, even though you hardly see these croaky-throated old men stag...