A congressional hearing on Wednesday over a company called Solyndra became a politically charged referendum on the administration's effort to promote green energy.Until recently, Solyndra made solar panels. It received more than half a billion dollars in government loan guarantees back in 2009.
Republicans aren't exactly crazy about the public works spending President Obama proposes in his $447 billion jobs bill sent to Congress this week, but they are even less enamored with how the president wants to pay for it: by ending a slew of tax breaks for wealthy individuals and corporations.Unde
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin offered her supporters no hint of her political plans during a speech Saturday at a Tea Party rally in Iowa.The atmosphere was that of an end-of-summer county fair. There was plenty of food, lots of T-shirts for sale even some country music.
Consultants have been practically tripping over each other to launch superPACs backing Texas Gov. Rick Perry. However, some prospective donors may find presidential superPACs are a gray area.By now there's a superPAC independently supporting every major presidential candidate.
Organized labor is traditionally one of the strongest sources of money and organizing power for Democrats, but lately union leaders have strongly criticized President Obama.An event in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday offered a perfect visual metaphor for the relationship between labor and t