Entries tagged "infographic"

Climate Change Could Spark Global Violence

...competition for ever scarcer resources

The Economist
  EARTH'S climate is changing, whether you like it or not. As it does, other changes—like...

Coal's Fight for Relevancy

Coral Davenport, National Journal
  For a century, coal dominated America's energy landscape, cheaply fueling the factories of the Rust...

Climate Change: A Prediction for One City

Jeff Goodell, Rolling Stone
    When the water receded after Hurricane Milo of 2030, there was a foot of sand...

Is Issa Doing Obama a Favor?

Mud slinging - but no proof in IRS Scandal

Ron Fournier, National Journal
  In one brief and repugnant interview, the GOP's chief congressional investigator into Internal Revenue Service...

Background Checks Won't Work? Says Who?

Jill Lawrence, National Journal (May 6, 2013)
  As both sides in the gun debate mobilize for a possible second act on Capitol...

Sequester: Everyone Wants to be Exempt From Cuts

Niels Lesniewski Roll Call Staff (Apr. 29, 2013)
  First, meat inspectors got a reprieve from the sequester. Then air-traffic controllers at the Federal Aviation Administration...

Study: Obama Budget Raises Taxes on Most Americans

...slight increase for most

Tax Policy Center (Apr. 22, 2013)
President Obama’s budget would raise taxes mostly on Americans earning more than 0,000 a year,...

Congress Repeals Insider Trading Restrictions

Jack Moore, Federal News Radio (Apr. 15, 2013)
Congress approved a bill Friday to eliminate expanded financial-disclosure reporting requirements for Senior Executive Service...

The Case of the Vanishing Lobbyist (s)

Kate Ackley, Roll Call (Apr. 2, 2013)
  Edward Newberry, a partner in Patton Boggs’ public policy and lobbying division, had an enviable...

What's the Fuss Over Gay Marriage?

Keith Richburg (Mar. 27, 2013)
  By Keith B. Richburg, March 26, 2013 Watching the spectacle surrounding the Supreme Court oral arguments this...

Politicians using March Madne$$ to Raise Cash

...any excuse to raise a buck

Louis Servino, Sunlight Foundation (Mar. 22, 2013)
When the NCAA men's basketball tournament roars into DC next week, the scoring won't be done solely...

Why the White House Loves Natural Gas

Coral Davenport, National Journal
    While environmentalists oppose the Keystone Pipeline, the Obama Administration sees an opportunity to cut dependence...

Report: President's Money Machine Greased by Lobbyists

...perks and access expected?

Michael Beckel / Center for Public Integrity
Editor's Note: President Obama is fond of saying that his administration is the most transparent...

Washington Fails the American People - Again

...a bigger crisis looms in late March

Paul Brandus (Mar. 1, 2013)
  Well isn't this familiar. Once again, our feckless politicians have pushed the nation to the...

A Quick Primer on the Sequester

...spending cuts begin this week

Paul Brandus (Feb. 25, 2013)
    What IS the sequester?   Beginning March 1, some .2 trillion will be cut from federal spending,...

Landmark Voting Rights Act Seen at Risk

Historic 1965 bill signed by LBJ

Amanda Becker, Roll Call (Feb. 17, 2013)
Frank “Butch” Ellis Jr. was sitting in his law office a half-hour’s drive from Birmingham,...

GOP Fears Party Split

...fear Paul White House bid

Ron Fournier (National Journal)
Ron Fournier, writing in National Journal, says "Inside the cozy enclaves of GOP bonhomie--hunkered at the...

Climate Change is Already Costing You

...housing, transportation - even oysters

Coral Davenport / National Journal
Don't believe in climate change - or the causes behind it? It doesn't particularly matter...

Data Shows Hispanic Population Booming

...now 40+ million, says study

Pew Hispanic Center
As the debate over immigration reform heats up, it's important to remember that immigration is...

The Jobs Report

Paul Brandus
There's something for everyone in the October jobs and unemployment reports (reports with an "s"...

Unemployment Preview

Friday's jobs and unemployment reports are exoected to be modest: 115,000 new nonfarm jobs, unemployment...

Gas Prices Up

Gasoline prices jumped three cents last week, AAA says, to a nationwide average .75.  ...

Mahalo! Hawaii becomes the 50th state...