Under Federal Investigation, Google Plays Washington Influence Game

For anyone standing on the street with Occupy Wall Street who may think that Google’s funny name and disarming homepage doodles set it apart from the world of corporate influence, the folks at Consumer Watchdog have a message: Don’t you believe it. If anything, the Internet search giant actually is ramping up its … Continue reading

Drinks Are on the House (and Senate)

“Got any idea how to make a frozen daiquiri?” Saturday. 6 a.m. A question no one else would have asked at that hour. I knew it had to be Marshbaum, my faux-friend foil. “Too early to be drinking,” I mumbled, then hung up. The phone rang again. “It’s not for … Continue reading