Tag: The Hill
Will Rep. Hensarling carry the day and kill Boeing’s Crony Bank?
Of course many people besides Congressman Hensarling are behind the effort to kill the Export-Import Bank of the United States, often called “Boeing’s Bank.” But he is leading the charge on the Hill.
According to 450 policy makers, PhRMA is the most powerful industry group
The pharmaceutical lobby is the most influential in Washington DC according to a recent survey by APCO Worldwide.
Lawmakers and Aides Leaving Capitol Hill Because They Will Be Forced into Obamacare
Currently congress-people and their staffs have 75% of their premiums paid for by the taxpayer. The plans they enjoy are also top notch. Top, top notch. But because of the way Obamacare was written, the law we needed to pass...
Lobbyists worry IRS scandal may derail tax “reform.”
It is good to see that the K Street guys are so concerned about getting tax reform to benefit their clie…er… I mean, the American people.
CNN calls Rand Paul “The new leader of the GOP.” (Boehner must be enjoying this.)
Rand Paul is part of a Republican New Wave which has been building and since his now famous filibuster has crashed onto the Hill sweeping much of the old guard aside. McCain looks suddenly toothless. Same for Senator Graham. Senator McConnell...
Fiscal Cliff: We Have a Spending Problem, Not a Revenue Problem.
The most frustrating thing about the “fiscal cliff” discussion, is not that Boehner and Obama can’t come together to put together a deal or the endless political posturing, but that the debate itself is focused on the wrong thing.