Kerry, Others Urge Leadership to Maintain Funding for LIHEAP

The Obama Administration released their proposed 2012 Budget today, that would “trim or terminate more than 200 federal programs next year and make key investments in education, transportation and research.” The plan is aimed at boosting the nation’s economy while reducing record budget deficits. Among the targeted federal programs in … Continue reading

Kerry Makes Emergency Trip to Pakistan in Wake of Arrest of US Embassy Worker

The Boston Globe is reporting tonight that Senator John Kerry left tonight “for an emergency trip to Pakistan to try to repair deteriorating relations in the wake of the arrest of a US embassy worker who shot two Pakistani motorcyclists dead, according to committee staff.” Since becoming the Chair of … Continue reading

Groups Assail U.S. Chamber’s Sabotage

Organizations on the political left have begun pushing back against an exposed campaign by one of Washington’s most powerful pro-business lobbies that aimed to sabotage its political opponents. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s law firm, Hunton & Williams, conspired with three private security firms HBGary Federal, Berico Technologies, and Palantir … Continue reading