Politics & Policy

The Congressional Drilling Showdown

President Bush’s lifting of the executive ban on offshore drilling this week is more than a symbolic gesture. It means the only thing preventing expanded offshore oil-and-gas development is a temporary, one-year ...
Politics & Policy

Closing a Loopy Loophole

As Republicans in Washington scramble to deal with the growing–and related–problems of wasteful pork-barrel spending and questionable lobbying practices, there is one little-discussed solution that would address both issues. Congress ...