This week, a political action committee called Conservative Strikeforce wrote a check to a business called Active Engagement Limited Liability Corporation. I see that the spending was on behalf of Bill Cassidy, who is running against Mary Landrieu in Louisiana’s U.S. Senate runoff election, but
Think that the 2014 congressional election is over? Think again. Down in Louisiana, there’s a runoff election for a seat in the U.S. Senate, between incumbent conservative Democrat, darling of the oil industry, Mary Landrieu, and Republican Bill Cassidy, who isn’t just pro-oil, but is
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
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.
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