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Only 3 of 23 Transparency Caucus members support bill against Secret Law

When the Congressional Transparency Caucus was founded on May 10 2011, it published a mission statement that declared the beliefs of the caucus. Some excerpts:

Transparency in government is crucial to our democracy because our government derives its power from the informed consent of the governed. We believe:

1. The American people have the right [...]

The Cold Earthers In Congress, All Republican

Not one Republican on the House Energy and Commerce Committee voted in favor of this simple statement that Congress is willing to base its policies on the climate reality that’s been measured and confirmed and reconfirmed, over and over again, over the last generation. [...]

The Bill Cassidy Chemical Duty Mystery (Resolved)

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why former Louisiana 6th District Representative Richard Baker was so eager to suspend the import duty on the chemicals cyclopentanone and glyoxylic acid. FEC data show, after all, that Baker was a recipient of campaign contributions from the American chemical industry. And it’s not hard to [...]