A lobbying firm with close ties to the late Rep. John Murtha (D-Pa.) — and a central player in some of the most questionable earmarks sponsored by Murtha — appears to have closed its doors. KSA Consulting was at the center of a project that led to the first criminal convictions tied to a Murtha earmark. The firm at one point employed Murtha’s brother Kit as a lobbyist, as well as Carmen Scialabba, Murtha’s longtime Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense aide.
The policy was first instated by President Reagan to ensure that taxpayers would not be required to indirectly fund abortions in other countries.
Pro-life lawmakers pledge to resist spending bills that don’t include the Hyde amendment.
Never mind how he voted.
Democratic impeachment managers have a duty to explain how Officer Sicknick died.
Minneapolis is a nice city no longer.
In the last 24 hours, three icons fell from their high pedestals and landed with a hard ‘thud.’
Former Georgia senator Kelly Loeffler launched a nonprofit designed to counter the voter registration efforts of Democrats like Stacey Abrams.
Ron DeSantis was the first elected official to speak at CPAC, which is being held in Orlando, Fla., this year.
On the menu: inflation fears deflate stocks, from pipeline to railroad, China’s green-jobs threat, working from the office, and crime and the minimum wage.
The strike was the first military action publicly ordered by Biden since he assumed office.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that the House would still include a $15 minimum wage when it convenes to vote on coronavirus relief later on Friday.
The new president seeks to subordinate foreign policy to a narrow set of economic considerations that dovetails with his short-term political interests.