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Dave Obey to graduates regarding politics: "Only you can change that."

There’s little doubt among supporters of education, and probably most honest supporters of democracy, that we’re in the midst of a very dark period in Wisconsin’s history. 390 more words


Silicon Valley's Army of Advocates in Washington

When it comes to squashing the dreams of starry-eyed entrepreneurs, nothing beats Washington, D.C., where even the strong don’t always survive.

It’s easy to ignore regulators and lawmakers when you’re a tiny startup in a WeWork space. 1,956 more words


Revolving door spits out a Koch lobbyist for McConnell's 'policy chief'

The road to personal riches and political influence in Washington, D.C., is well trod. From Congress to K Street and back. From the White House to K Street and back. 553 more words

Media & Entertainment

Beer Money: How Industry Dollars Go to Work

It’s the root of all evil. It’s the uplifting ends of the American Dream. It’s the way to get women.

No matter its versatile purpose, money makes things happen. 541 more words


Disability Capitol Action Day: A History

Disability Capitol Action Day is an annual event coordinated by The Disability Action Coalition as an opportunity for people of cross disabilities and their allies to come together in solidarity for learning, resources, unity and to share the current issues that affect their daily lives in California. 1,777 more words

News And Guest Blog Posts

Train companies, oil industry spend millions on Capitol Hill

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – The railroad and oil and gas industries are spending big money on Capitol Hill while Congress is looking at new rules for companies that transport crude oil by train. 232 more words


Prince Charles's 'black spider memos' show lobbying at highest political level

Original post from The Guardian

‘…………..By Robert Booth and Matthew Taylor

Publication of 27 letters after 10-year legal battle shows heir to the throne petitioning ministers on subjects from the Iraq war to alternative therapies… 1,362 more words