Two red state Democratic senators signaled support Thursday for legislation authorizing the Keystone XL pipeline opposed by President Barack Obama, Democratic Party leaders, and influential Democratic donors.
Debate over a measure to approve the Keystone XL pipeline devolved into conspiracy theories on Wednesday as one legislator alleged that it served the interests of Charles and David Koch, who have no stake in the project.
Supporters of legislation that would authorize the construction of the Keystone Pipeline say they are happy to engage opponents who signaled Tuesday that they would fight the legislation when it comes up for a vote.
The gubernatorial campaign of Virginia Democrat Terry McAuliffe recruited local “Occupy” demonstrators to protest a campaign event by his Republican opponent on Monday, but only about ten protesters showed up.
Tea Party groups who were illicitly targeted for heightened scrutiny by the Internal Revenue Service plan to sue the agency, even as its acting director resigns and the Justice Department considers criminal prosecutions.
Retail giant Walmart defended its garment production operations on Wednesday in the face of reports that a Bangladeshi factory that killed hundreds when it collapsed last month was producing apparel for its stores.
The Internal Revenue Service is facing allegations that it illegally stole medical records from more than ten million Americans during a raid on a Southern California health care facility this year.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The city of Charlotte, NC, may seek federal funding through the Department of Transportation (DOT) for a transit project championed by its Democratic mayor, whom President Barack Obama has tapped to lead that department.
Former Montana Gov. Brian Schweitzer won a seat on the board of a major mining company on May 2 and will now benefit from a deal he brokered on behalf of the company as the state’s Democratic governor.
Threats by members of the Los Angeles City Council to use the city’s pension funds to penalize investors if they sell the Los Angeles Times to Charles and David Koch could be illegal and unconstitutional, experts say.