Waxman Scolds Cable Lobby for Blasting NBC Obamacare Ads

California Rep. mum on donations from NBC parent company
Rep. Henry Waxman (D., Calif.) / AP

Rep. Henry Waxman (D., Calif.) recently criticized a Time Warner Cable lobbyist for suggesting that NBC is exhibiting bias in its coverage of the Affordable Care Act. However, Waxman failed to disclose his own campaign contributions from Comcast Corp., the parent company of NBCUniversal.

Investing in Foreign Countries

House Committee finds Obama stimulus cash flowing to foreign companies
Wind farm / AP

A House Energy and Commerce Committee report released on Thursday shows much of the money in a Department of Energy renewable-energy grant program has gone to foreign companies and has failed to produce many jobs.

Who is Richard Windsor?

Questions mount over EPA administrator’s secret email address
Lisa Jackson / AP

Pressure from Congress and independent watchdogs continues to mount on Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson to explain why she maintained a secret email address under the alias “Richard Windsor.”

House Seeks Meningitis Docs from FDA

FDA asking for more regulatory power after meningitis outbreak
FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg / AP

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has asked for more power to prevent crises like the meningitis outbreak. However, the House committee investigating the outbreak has complained that the FDA is not complying with their investigation into the incident.