Rogue agency defied judges to carry out partisan probe of Wisconsin conservatives

Proposed EPA ozone rule could crimp Mississippi’s economy

By   /  December 9, 2014  /  Congress, Economy, Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, Regulations, Technology, U.S. House of Represenatives, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

PHOTO BY: Mississippi Power

New EPA regulations meant to help children and people with lung diseases could cost Mississippi.

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Mississippi’s Thad Cochran drew tea party, Democrat votes in victory

By   /  November 6, 2014  /  Legislature, Mississippi, News, Politics, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

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U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran picked up plenty of tea party and Democratic votes in his winning bid for a seventh term in the Senate.

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Warner: ‘100 percent certain’ winner in Senate squeaker

By   /  November 5, 2014  /  News, Politics, U.S. Senate, Virginia  /  No Comments

CLOSE DOESN'T COUNT: Lawyers for Democratic Sen. Mark Warner, left, are "100 percent certain" that he will prevail over GOP opponent Ed Gillespie, right.

Declaring victory before a statewide canvass got under way, Democratic Sen. Mark Warner is “100 percent certain” to be sworn in for a second term, his election attorney said Wednesday.

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Millions flow to four senate hopefuls after billionaires’ White House meeting

By   /  October 29, 2014  /  Colorado, Economy, Energy and Environment, Iowa, Michigan, National, New Hampshire, News, Politics & Elections, Politics & Elections 1, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

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By Tori Richards and Earl Glynn | Watchdog.org
One day after billionaire Tom Steyer welcomed the Democratic Party elite into his home for a $400,000 fundraiser, he was jetting cross-country to meet with fellow billionaire George Soros and a top Obama aide in the West Wing of the White House.
It was Feb. 20, and the two-hour […]

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Mississippi’s ‘Tower of Pork’ costs taxpayers $352 million

By   /  October 28, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Government Waste, Mississippi, Politics, U.S. Senate, Uncategorized  /  No Comments

Photo by Steve Wilson

One of these things is not like the other. Tower of Power is a horn-driven funk band from the 1970s. The “Tower of Pork” A-3 rocket engine test tower sits idle at the John C. Stennis Space Center on the Mississippi Coast.

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Two years later, feds still eyeing Steyer and Musk companies

By   /  October 21, 2014  /  Budget and Spending, Energy and Environment, Federal Government, National, News, Taxes, U.S. Senate  /  No Comments

Photo: Debby Wong/Shutterstock.com

Solar companies financed by billionaire entrepreneurs Tom Steyer and Elon Musk remain under investigation by the U.S. Treasury Department more than two years after subpoenas were served reportedly seeking evidence the companies inflated the value of solar systems in order to increase government payouts.

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