House Committee Investigating FCC Waiver to Obama Donor

Waiver ‘raises questions’ whether FCC is acting in public interest
Rep. Fred Upton (R.,Mich.), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee / AP

A House committee will investigate the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) decision to allow a waiver granting favorable status in wireless auctions to an Obama donor, the committee announced Thursday.

Wendy Davis Gets Support
From Sex Shop

Sex toy maker to Davis: ‘Go get ‘em’
Adam and Gillian's Sensual Whips & Toys

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis has the support of a New York-based sex shop, whose owners insist she is a “valid candidate.”

Gerrie Blum and Mitch Kessler, the owners of ASWGT, Inc., or Adam and Gillian’s Sensual Whips and Toys, donated $40 to Davis’s campaign last year, according to the Texas Ethics Commission.

Security Firm Awarded TSA Airport Screening Contract Despite ‘Significant Weaknesses’

Akal Security has donated twice as much to Democrats
AP

A security firm that has received more than $3 billion in federal contracts donates over two times more to Democrats than Republican candidates.

Akal Security, Inc. was recently awarded a $108 million contract with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to conduct screenings at Kansas City International Airport, after a two-year court battle that questioned whether the government conducted a fair and open bidding process.