Jim Rogers

Green Energy, Black Water

Duke Energy sued for polluting drinking water

Two environmental groups have accused Duke Energy, one of the Democratic Party’s major corporate supporters and a recipient of large green energy subsidies, of contaminating drinking water supplies in Charlotte, N.C.

DNC’s Lead Fundraiser Forced Out of Duke Energy

Duke Energy Corp., the nation’s largest electric utility company, is forcing out CEO Jim Rogers as part of a settlement agreement with North Carolina’s state utilities commission. The settlement is the result of a four-month investigation into the ouster of Bill Johnson, the CEO that Rogers replaced.

Shuler Scores with Duke Energy

Dem Rep. Shuler heads to big-time Dem donor Duke Energy

Rep. Heath Shuler (D., N.C.), who is leaving Congress in January, has already found a lucrative new job at Duke Energy, a firm whose president is a major Democratic fundraiser and which has received more than $200 million in stimulus funds from the Obama administration.

Democratic National Cronyism

Dem convention co-chair’s company received $230.4M in stimulus money, hired Podesta Group to lobby

Jim Rogers, the co-chairman and lead fundraiser for the Democratic National Convention host-committee, is well versed in the art of political cronyism.