Collin Anderson

Government Union Reports Sharp Decline in Political Spending

Oregon SEIU chapter slashes spending after dues fell by $2 million

One of the country's top liberal labor unions is spending dramatically less on political activities and lobbying in union stronghold Oregon, according to its annual report. The state's Service Employees International Union (SEIU) chapter reported just $1.6 million in political activities and lobbying in its 2019 report, down over $500,000 from 2018.

Senator Biden Paid Men More Than Women, Now Blames Pay Gap on White Men

Former VP: 'All white guys are just basically, they don't give a damn about women'

In a New York Times interview, presidential hopeful Joe Biden said the barrier to equal pay for women has been white men at the "top of the heap"—but he took no blame for the unequal results in the one organization that had him at the top of the heap. Biden paid his male staffers more than his female staffers in each of his 36 years in the Senate.

WaPo in 2014: GAO Ruling Against Obama Nothing More Than ‘Political Talking Point’

Now says GAO ruling against Trump 'severely rebukes Trump's Ukraine ploy'

The Washington Post rallied behind the Government Accountability Office (GAO) after it released a negative report about the Trump administration’s handling of Ukrainian aid on Thursday. But the outlet brushed off similar findings from the agency in 2014, calling them nothing more than a “political talking point” aimed at the Obama administration.

Kentucky Dem Praises McConnell-Backed Jobs Program, Then Deletes Tweet

Failed congressional candidate called program's results 'promising'

Kentucky Democrat Amy McGrath deleted a tweet praising a jobs initiative that her opponent, Sen. Mitch McConnell, has championed for years—the second time she has unwittingly lauded the GOP majority leader’s effort to help struggling Kentucky residents.