Vice President Joe Biden and the White House pressured the Department of Energy to issue a loan guarantee in 2010 for a wind farm in Oregon, undermining the president’s claim of political neutrality in the loan process.
America is now a less favorable place to invest and start businesses, according to recent rankings of 144 countries by the Legatum Institute; and the president’s tax plans threaten to make America even less competitive.
A bundler for President Barack Obama with a history of bankrolling liberal documentaries and teaching “Access Consciousness” classes unsuccessfully sued to keep her deceased father’s fortune out of the hands of charity.
The United States sits atop massive energy resources that could, if developed, drive down energy prices and spur the economy. And the two presidential candidates’ energy policies approach this opportunity in very different ways, experts say.
Big Bird’s lobbyist is a thoroughgoing Washington insider, with extensive government connections extending back many years—and now he’s trying to keep Big Bird’s nest lined as federal funding for public broadcasting has come under scrutiny.
President Barack Obama is running roughshod over the Constitution, legal scholars say, by disregarding it, changing laws outside the legislative process, and extending federal power in unprecedented ways.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau’s (CFPB) Consumer Advisory Board, which meets Thursday for the first time in St. Louis, contains numerous Democratic donors, including a member of the Democratic National Committee (DNC).