Abramoff Claimed Ties to Rove

The Abramoff plot thickens… and the cast grows to include Karl Rove… Republican lobbyist Jack Abramoff bragged two years ago that he was in contact with White House political aide Karl Rove on behalf of a large, Bermuda-based corporation that wanted to avoid incurring some taxes and continue receiving federal … Continue reading

Waxman: EPA Is Using Katrina to Undermine the Clean Air Act

Henry Waxman announced today: The EPA has drafted legislation that would allow the agency to waive any provision of the Clean Air Act, nationwide – including limits on toxic emissions and the health-based air quality standards – without any notice or public comment whenever the Administrator chooses to declare an … Continue reading

John Kerry Fights for Immediate Hurricane Katrina Small Business Assistance

Today, John F. Kerry continued to push for a combination of federal economic aid and disaster assistance for small businesses in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama recovering in the wake of Hurricane Katrina. Senators Kerry and Mary Landrieu (D-La.) led a bipartisan group of Senators in passing a small business relief … Continue reading