The Department of Energy (DOE) will likely lose tens of millions of dollars on a loan extended to a green vehicle company with ties to a top fundraiser for President Barack Obama.
On Election Night 2010, I watched the returns come in alongside a prominent liberal columnist. As he observed the Republicans capture the House of Representatives and gain in the Senate, in governor’s mansions, and in state houses across the country, my friend put the best spin on events that he could.
The day after Amazon.com billionaire Jeff Bezos bought the Washington Post, one of the paper’s columnists, Eugene Robinson, appeared on “Morning Joe.” Robinson is a reliable voice for conventional liberal opinion, and on this particular day, Tuesday, August 6, 2013, conventional liberal opinion held that Bezos’ purchase of the Post for $250 million was an act of bravery and humanity comparable to the Marshall Plan.
Thirty-two people listed as “deceased” have given more than $586,000 to presidential and congressional candidates and committees since 2009, according to a recent analysis by USA Today.
Health insurance premiums for individuals in Ohio are rising by 41 percent on average because of Obamacare, Politico reported Thursday.
President Barack Obama re-nominated Timothy Broas to be the next ambassador to the Netherlands on Thursday. Broas was nominated last year, but he withdrew himself from consideration following a DUI arrest, USA Today reports.
President Barack Obama’s dark-money group Organizing for Action is hosting rallies around the country to show support for the Senate Gang of Eight immigration bill, the Huffington Post reports.
The Associated Press reported on Saturday that President Barack Obama supporter Jennifer Lopez took a break from producing her new sitcom series The Fosters to help celebrate the 56th birthday of Turkmenistan president, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedow. Lopez serenaded the Turkmenistan leader during a private event hosted by China National Petroleum Corp.