Federal Stimulus

Dem Student Loan-Cancellation Plan a Bad Call, Experts Say

Proposal would be handout to the rich, have little stimulus effect

Joe BidenDemocrats are pushing for Joe Biden to make one of his first acts as president the cancellation of trillions of dollars in student debt, a policy that would hand billions to the nation's wealthiest with little benefit to the overall economy, experts say.

Clean Coal Cronyism

DOE pledged $100M to over-budget program after Dem donor’s company stepped in

The Department of Energy (DOE) put up hundreds of millions of dollars to back a risky “clean coal” project despite doubts about its viability after a company whose top executive is a large Democratic donor acquired it.

The Cost of Cronyism

Politically powerful company provides inaccurate cost data, report says

A politically connected company with a history of legal and workplace safety violations provided inaccurate cost data to support a multi-billion-dollar federal nuclear waste cleanup contract, according to a recent report by federal watchdogs.