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An appeals court upholds the Senate's right to make its filibuster rules
Topic - Craig Holman
When his past in a Pennsylvania corruption case surfaced recently, Homeland Security chief of staff Christian Marrone's defenders insisted he was a victim of a crooked politician who took advantage of his inexperience. Some even suggested that Mr. Marrone was a whistleblower for helping prosecutors convict his former boss.
On the campaign trail, President Obama vowed that lobbyists would have no place in his administration, but his health care agency last month gave a half-million-dollar grant to a registered lobbying firm to help enroll people for Obamacare as Affordable Care Act "navigators."
Federal judge to hear ex-Sen. Craig's suit on use of campaign funds for solicitation-case legal fees
A hearing this week in federal court in Washington involving former Sen. Larry Craig, whose political career crashed after his 2007 arrest for soliciting sex in a bathroom at the Minneapolis-St. Paul airport, could have far-reaching ramifications on the future use by lawmakers of campaign cash to pay legal bills.
The Federal Election Commission wasn't always so dysfunctional.
President Obama and Mitt Romney agree on at least one way to reduce federal spending: Both candidates have decided to forgo public funds to finance their campaigns.
For lobbyists, unions and corporations with business before Congress, political conventions are the ultimate target-rich environment.
D.C. Delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton told a local radio station recently that city contractor Jeffrey E. Thompson, the central figure in a deepening campaign scandal involving D.C. Mayor Vincent C. Gray, didn't bundle any campaign cash for her.
The House Ethics Committee's decision to investigate Rep. Shelley Berkley of Nevada comes as a worst-case scenario for Democrats in the state's crucial U.S. Senate race, which could go either way.
D.C. Council Chairman Kwame R. Brown last year reported earning $45,000 in outside income on top of his six-figure government salary for 2009, but who paid him and why is anybody's guess. City ethics rules don't require Mr. Brown to say.
President Obama's ambassador to the Netherlands, Fay Hartog Levin, and senior presidential adviser Valerie Jarrett, a shortlist candidate for White House chief of staff if Rahm Emanuel leaves to run for mayor of Chicago, have ownership interests in a multimillion-dollar, 46-story luxury apartment building in Chicago - a business relationship that predates the ambassador's appointment last year.
House Republicans are threatening to stall action on the annual appropriations process to highlight the Democratic-led Congress' approach to "pork-barrel" projects.
As he announced Ms. Burwell as his pick last week to take over at HHS, Mr. Obama singled out her years at MetLife as an example of how she "gained firsthand experience into how insurance markets work."
Craig Holman, legislative representative for the watchdog group Public Citizen, said Ms. Burwell is prohibited from taking any official actions that could affect the case.