As a controversial federal agency prepares extensive taxpayer support for green energy companies in India, one such company has hired a former top official at the agency who has helped it secure millions in taxpayer-backed financing.
A shadowy Bermudan company that has funneled tens of millions of dollars to anti-fracking environmentalist groups in the United States is run by executives with deep ties to Russian oil interests and offshore money laundering schemes involving members of President Vladimir Putin’s inner circle.
The New York Times is concerned that a foreign energy company with powerful political allies in the United States and a multi-million-dollar lobbying footprint could lose out on federal subsidies if Congress does not renew a special interest tax break.
The left-wing Center for American Progress received between $500,000 and $1 million from the government of the United Arab Emirates last year, according to donor lists released by the group on Wednesday.
Supporters of an independent pro-Hillary Clinton Super PAC are pouring money into the Center for American Progress (CAP), a liberal think tank expected to be the ideological nerve center of a Clinton presidential campaign and, possibly, White House.
Tom Steyer’s Tuesday column in the Huffington Post laying out his rationale for a potential U.S. Senate run had one glaring omission: He neglected to even mention his 20 years at a hedge fund whose shady business practices could weigh down his candidacy.
As Comcast pursues an acquisition of competitor Time Warner, some conservatives are adopting corporate pressure tactics pioneered by the left designed to punish the cable giant for what they regard as its support for a liberal policy agenda.
A controversial federal agency that finances the purchases of U.S. exports is beefing up its ties to green energy, bringing on board two big names in that industry and a former senior federal environmental regulator.
As President Barack Obama addressed the nation regarding national cybersecurity efforts, hackers claiming to represent the Islamic State (IS) took over the Twitter account of the Pentagon division in charge of the Middle East.
“I’d rather die on my feet than live on my knees.” –Stephane “Charb” Charbonnier (1967 – 2015), publisher, Charlie Hebdo.