The Department of Energy pushed "very hard" for failed solar panel maker Solyndra LLC to delay announcing layoffs until after the Nov. 2, 2010, midterm elections, contradicting claims that politics played no role in the administration's handling of the now-bankrupt company.
President Obama is burning a hole in Uncle Sam's pocket. Since he won the White House in 2009, the public debt has swelled by $4.3 trillion. Instead of trying to stem this flow of red ink, Mr. Obama is campaigning for more spending with a $467 billion stimulus bill. He doesn't get it. Conservative candidates for his job are ready to sew up the hole.
The White House is dismissing new email evidence in the Solyndra investigation as trumped-up and "cherry-picked."
Rick Perry says he "stepped in it" during Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate, but insisted that it won't force him out of the presidential race.
Herman Cain took the opportunity during Wednesday night's GOP presidential debate to brush off the allegations of sexually inappropriate behavior, saying the American people don't care about character assassinations, "they care about leadership and getting this economy growing,"
New developments in the congressional probe into failed solar panel maker Solyndra LLC shed light on what Republicans are calling the close relationship between the White House and an Oklahoma billionaire donor whose foundation was deeply invested in the company.
Robin Copeland, a former Energy Department official who took part in several significant disarmament programs, died suddenly Sunday. She was 46.
The White House's half-billion-dollar loan to a now-bankrupt solar-energy firm is just the first act in an emerging scandal of insider political influence over a deeply flawed clean energy program.
If there is one fact that government witnesses testifying before Congress on the failed half-billion-dollar loans to bankrupt Solyndra LLC have made clear, it is that they have not passed the bar exam.