Warren, Manchin: Let public see trade deal before vote

Peter Schroeder and Vicki Needham The Hill 5/19/2015

Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) have a new challenge for President Obama on trade: if the terms of the deal are so good, why don’t you release them to the public?

The two introduced legislation Tuesday that would let the public see the details […]

Export-Import Bank Didn’t Make 2012 Reforms Ordered by Congress

Melissa Quinn The Daily Signal 7/7/2014

“Reauthorize with reforms.” That’s the new mantra from supporters of renewing the charter of the Export-Import Bank.

But a review of reforms that Congress ordered the bank to make during the last reauthorization fight shows the agency has done little to remedy issues identified by the lawmakers in 2012.

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GOP Senator Apologizes for McCain Tantrum at Syrian Christian Leader Meeting

Judicial Watch 2/4/2014

Hell-bent on arming opposition forces in Syria—despite strong evidence that they’re run by Islamic terrorists—John McCain displayed behavior unbecoming of a United States Senator during a recent meeting with Syrian Christian leaders touring Capitol Hill.

The delegation of Syrian clergy came to Washington to raise awareness among lawmakers of the growing crisis […]

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Report: Senate Dems Up for Re-Election in 2014 to Back Delay of Obamacare Enrollment Deadline

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Matthew Boyle Breitbart.com Big Government 23 Oct 2013

On Wednesday, CNN’s Dana Bash tweeted that all Senate Democrats up for re-election in 2014 will reportedly support a delay of Obamacare’s enrollment deadline…

…“new: senior dem source tells […]

In Australia the winds of political change blow away climate bureaucracy

Graham Lloyd and Chris Kenny The Australian 9/20/2013

THE Climate Commission has been scrapped and billions of dollars in renewable energy funding effectively frozen as the Abbott government moved swiftly to wind back Australia’s climate change response, as promised.

Outgoing chief commissioner Tim Flannery, who was told yesterday morning he had lost his $180,000-a-year, part-time […]

New EPA chief: ‘Stop talking about environmental regulations killing jobs’

Joel Gehrke The Washington Examiner 7/31/2013

Environmental Protection Agency administrator Gina McCarthy said people should “stop talking about environmental regulations killing jobs,” even as Democratic lawmakers throughout the country have mounted an offensive against EPA rules.

“Can we stop talking about environmental regulations killing jobs, please?” McCarthy said at Harvard Law School Tuesday while defending […]