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Taxpayers must pay the freight for over-budget train projects
Topic - League Of Conservation Voters
"Climate change" historically polls very low, so the Republicans seem not to have noticed that an attack on the American energy revolution is going to be a hot political issue in at least the 2014 elections and probably 2016 as well.
The Obama administration's proposed crackdown on tea party and other nonprofit groups that want to play a role in politics is quietly crumbling as opposition builds across the political spectrum to new IRS rules.
The White House has set its regulatory sights on nonprofits — particularly nonprofits with a political mission — and proposed a new batch of rules that would even prohibit the groups from distributing voter guides, or helping voters to register for elections.
Organizing for Action, President Obama's campaign machine declared Tuesday "climate change day," encouraging everyone to pepper skeptical members of Congress at town-hall meetings with questions about why they won't raise taxes to avert the doom of the planet.
The country is on the verge of barreling over a "fiscal cliff." Absent any change, taxes will spike by more than $500 billion next year (an average of $3,500 per household), which economists think could precipitate another recession.
Liberal and environmental groups that have been dramatically outspent in the 2012 election cycle are nevertheless wielding outsized influence by focusing their campaign cash on down-ballot races that typically see comparatively low levels of spending.
The Chamber of Commerce Thursday spent a whopping $1.6 million on television ads opposing Bill Nelson in Florida's Senate race and $1 million attacking Democrat Tim Kaine in the race for a Virginia Senate seat against Republican George Allen, disclosures showed Thursday.
Donors to nonprofit groups that are spending millions of dollars on political ads this election season have escaped public scrutiny because their contributions don't have to be disclosed. But can they escape a hefty tax bite?
Carol M. Browner, President-elect Barack Obama's pick as global warming czar, was listed as a leader of a socialist group's Commission for a Sustainable World Society.
ANNAPOLIS — The state's budget problems are expected to reduce the increasing amount of environmental legislation in the upcoming General Assembly session, a voters group said yesterday.