White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest announced on Tuesday that President Barack Obama would veto a bill approving the Keystone XL pipeline if it passes both houses of Congress.
Tom Steyer dropped $74 million in a mostly unsuccessful effort to elect Democrats to Congress and governor’s mansions around the country. That spending bought him extensive access to high-level White House officials, public records show.
Martin Eakes speaks in high-minded tones when he condemns payday lending. But his decades-long vendetta against the industry, subsidized by taxpayers and taking place within federal regulatory agencies themselves, could drive more business to financial institutions that Eakes runs.
An incoming Republican senator from coal country is taking heat for hiring a veteran Democrat as a top energy and environmental policy adviser. However, the senator, who will sit on two key committees handling those issues, says she is confident in the hire.
President Barack Obama’s nominee to a federal panel that oversees elections previously helped a top Democratic political group avoid a $5 million IRS penalty and worked to prevent the disclosure of the group’s donors.
A nonprofit group run by an Obama administration appointee and funded in part by federal taxpayers may have violated federal law by supporting Democratic mayoral candidates in California, according to a legal complaint filed this week.
A top official at President Barack Obama’s personal advocacy group will join a major Obama donor’s solar firm, the company announced on Wednesday.
The government of Ecuador is attempting to prevent the release of information related to its contract with a New York-based public relations firm that may have violated federal law and is under investigation in the South American nation.
A controversial professor who helped devise Obamacare will apologize to a House committee on Tuesday and attempt to walk back comments about the law’s passage that he says were “uninformed” and “offensive.”
“I would like to begin by apologizing sincerely for the offending comments that I made,” Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor Jonathan Gruber will tell the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, according to an advance copy of his testimony obtained by the Washington Free Beacon.
As Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu unsuccessfully campaigned for Democrats’ last Senate seat in the Deep South, a group of prominent liberals were shopping a proposal for a new political group with claims that the party’s eventual dominance in the region is inevitable.