Sen. John Kerry moved to end a controversy over his decision to base his new $7 million yacht in tax-free Rhode Island, informing the Massachusetts Department of Revenue on Tuesday that he would "promptly" pay taxes as if the vessel were docked in his home state.
Your Thursday editorial "BP's terrorist," (Comment & Analysis) repeats the serious but unfounded allegation that BP secured a "deal" to release the Lockerbie bomber, Abdel Baset al-Megrahi, from prison in order to protect its oil interests in Libya.
A senior Democratic senator on Tuesday played down the significance of information contained in leaked documents that reveal collaboration between Pakistan's intelligence agency and militants fighting in Afghanistan.
The "clean energy" bills bouncing around Congress contain a dirty little secret. Both Sen. John Kerry's American Power Act and the Waxman-Markey American Clean Energy and Security Act (which passed the House last year) contain provisions that could benefit Europe at America's expense. Both bills would create the first trans-Atlantic tax by hitching an American carbon-emissions "cap-and-trade" system to Europe's Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS).
Barack Obama is taking his teleprompter on the road again, this time with Detroit as the first stop on a magical mystery tour to prove that he is, too, still the messiah. He's trying to persuade everybody that he really isn't who he really is.
The disclosure of classified military documents revealing close ties between Pakistan's intelligence service and militants fighting U.S. troops in Afghanistan has prompted calls on Capitol Hill to rethink U.S. policy toward Pakistan and Afghanistan.
Senate Democrats on Thursday admitted defeat in their drive to pass an ambitious global-warming bill this year that caps greenhouse gases, abandoning a priority of President Obama's.
A Republican lawmaker says documents show the former Countrywide Financial Corp. may have targeted Senate employees for sweetheart mortgage deals.
Government plans to exploit the BP oil spill for political purposes have had the perverse result of reinforcing one of the most damaging deceptions prevailing today — that pending climate and energy legislation would reduce our dependence on oil and on oil imports.