This article, written by Charles Ornstein, Eric Sagara and Ryann Grochowski Jones, was originally published by ProPublica on March 3. Some of the Nation’s largest pharmaceutical companies have slashed payments to health professionals for promotional speeches amid heightened public scrutiny of such spending, a new ProPublica analysis shows. Eli Lilly and Co.’s payments to speakers […]
Not even a Democrat-led rule change last November, one requiring only a simple majority confirmation vote for executive nominees, was sufficient to clear President Barack Obama’s pick to lead the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division today. Crossover votes from Senate Democrats helped the Republican minority carry the day, despite last year’s “nuclear option” rule changes […]
WASHINGTON (UPI) — The CIA Inspector General’s office asked the U.S. Justice Department to investigate agency conduct in an unreleased Senate study of secret detention programs. Several knowledgeable people told McClatchy Newspapers the referral could be related to CIA monitoring of computers used by Senate Intelligence Committee aides during preparation of the study. The monitoring […]
Well, she married Bill, she moved to New York (by way of Arkansas and Washington, D.C.) to become a Senator, she lost out to Barack Obama in 2008, and she teamed up with Barack Obama to lead the State Department down a shameful path before dropping out of the White House over health issues. Are […]
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The State of Texas picked up yet another accolade for its business-friendly regulatory climate, topping Site Selection magazine’s annual ranking of States that have landed the most commercial projects for the second year in a row.
President Barack Obama unveiled a $3.9 trillion spending proposal for the 2015 fiscal year Tuesday, calling on Congress to approve $56 billion in new “stimulus” spending in excess of Congressionally set limits, while blaming resistance from Republican lawmakers for not aiming even higher.
Gun control advocates are urging social networking sites like Facebook and Instagram to make changes that would crack down on gun-related pages and posts, which anti-firearm groups say are facilitating illegal gun sales and trades.
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