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Rep David Obey

David Obey: How The House Has Changed Over 40 Years

Politico | David Rogers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Dave Obey (D-Wis.) came to Congress in the spring of 1969 after winning a special election to succeed Republican Melvin Laird, who had left the H...

Can "Emergency" New Nuke Loans Be Stopped Despite Cover of War?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Harvey Wasserman

Amidst a grassroots uproar over funding for the military, the nuclear power industry has again forced $9 billion in loan guarantees onto an "emergency" war appropriations bill for Afghanistan and Iraq.

Support Congressman Obey's Edujobs Bill

Diane Ravitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Diane Ravitch

The Obey plan would keep teachers working by diverting money that is now going to be spent on charter schools and merit pay.

Will an "Emergency" Military Vote Tomorrow Fund More Nukes?

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harvey Wasserman

Why a military appropriations bill would be used to deliver loan guarantees for new nuclear plants at a time like this will demand some hard answers down the road.