by Ian Millhiser Posted on September 15, 2014
The unfortunate lesson is that ambitious lawyers should avoid unpopular clients if they want to keep their career options open.
by Jeff Spross Posted on September 15, 2014
An oil lobbyist said the goal was to boost Iowa's corn industry and thus help our Rep. Bruce Braley (D-IA), who's running against Republican Joni Ernst for the state's national Senate seat.
by Alice Ollstein Posted on September 4, 2014 Updated: September 4, 2014
"At least the process worked, it just took too long," said House Speaker Thom Tillis.
by Andrew Breiner Posted on August 25, 2014 Updated: October 21, 2014
Scott Brown has a new position on man-made climate change.
by Jeff Spross Posted on August 1, 2014
The GOP opposes a recent change to EPA's authority over water bodies, and view a vote for President Obama's nominee as a de facto endorsement of the change.
by Emily Atkin Posted on June 4, 2014
The Senators accused the President of trying to "dictate policies that restrict when American families can do the laundry."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 19, 2014 Updated: May 19, 2014
An effort by two Republican senators to stack the federal bench in their state with a GOP-friendly package of judges has already succeeded in sewing discord through House and Senate Democrats.
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 16, 2014
"I support the right to bear arms under the Second Amendment. I oppose same sex marriages, I oppose homosexual Boy Scout leaders and I support voluntary prayer in schools."
by Ian Millhiser Posted on May 12, 2014
Judge Michael Boggs would be a controversial federal judicial nominee if Mitt Romney had won the 2012 election and he had submitted Boggs name for the bench. But Boggs is not a Romney nominee -- he is an Obama nominee.
by Ian Millhiser & Scott Keyes Posted on May 8, 2014 Updated: May 7, 2014
"Blocking just for the sake of partisan blocking is a bad idea."