|Money talks when trying to influence climate change legislation|
Added: 14.08.2018 18:21 | 4 views | 0 comments
Climate lobbying is big business. A new analysis shows that between 2000 and 2016, lobbyists spent more than two billion dollars on influencing relevant legislation in the US Congress. Unsurprisingly, sectors that could be negatively affected by bills limiting carbon emissions, such as the electrical utilities sector, fossil fuel companies and transportation corporations had the deepest pockets.
|Home sales could be halted by looming lapse of flood insurance program|
Added: 14.08.2018 17:26 | 3 views | 0 comments
If Congress doesn't act before July 31, no new policies through the government program could be issued or renewed.
|Plenty of congressional hearings are not circuses. Here's how we know.|
Added: 14.08.2018 12:17 | 13 views | 0 comments
Often, members of Congress are genuinely trying to learn about the issues.
|Late cloud over Ellison bid for Minnesota attorney general|
Added: 14.08.2018 5:14 | 2 views | 0 comments
Rep. Keith Ellison, the deputy chairman of the Democratic National Committee and first Muslim elected to Congress, sought his party's nomination Tuesday for Minnesota attorney general in a race clouded in the final days by an ex-girlfriend's allegation of domestic abuse.
|Sri Lanka gets US military funding as China looks to gain influence|
Added: 14.08.2018 4:49 | 19 views | 0 comments
The State Department will provide the funds as "foreign military financing", pending congressional approval, the US embassy in Colombo said.
|Last year, she ran for Congress. Now, she’s accused of murdering her campaign treasurer|
Added: 14.08.2018 3:17 | 13 views | 0 comments
The woman who was charged had been a candidate for the Democratic slot to challenge a Republican incumbent in the 2018 midterms.
|Rep. Keith Ellison denies abuse allegations from ex-girlfriend|
Added: 14.08.2018 1:17 | 11 views | 0 comments
The allegation came just days before a Tuesday primary in which the congressman is among several Democrats running for state attorney general
|Trump attacks Kasich over Ohio race — and Kasich welcomes the attention|
Added: 14.08.2018 0:04 | 16 views | 0 comments
Trump blamed Kasich, an outspoken Trump critic, for the narrow margin in Ohio’s recent special congressional election.
|U.S. economy seen strong in 2018, to slow in 2019: CBO|
Added: 13.08.2018 22:35 | 7 views | 0 comments
U.S. economic growth will probably accelerate this year before slowing in 2019 to well below the Trump administration's 3 percent target as a fiscal stimulus fades, congressional researchers projected on Monday.
|S.C.'s GOP lawmakers feel heat for supporting Trump's tariffs|
Added: 13.08.2018 18:20 | 13 views | 0 comments
While businesses and consumers warn that jobs are at risk, 5 of the state's 6 Republican Congressmen say they back president's trade policies