Politics

Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After much wrangling and threats of an alleged government shutdown, the U.S. Senate passed a $1.1 trillion spending bill which critics warn contains provisions that favor Wall Street, wealthy donors, the fossil fuel industry, as well as endless war . Voting 56-40 to advance the bill to President Obama for signing, Senate Majority leader Harry Reid...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Unknown donors and big-monied, outside groups are pouring record amounts of...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Just a few weeks out from the November midterm elections, a new report revealed...

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Arguing we shouldn't tolerate pols taking money from fossil fuel companies "whose business plan is to cook the planet," a new Super PAC is working to elect only those politicians who show leadership on climate change. Climate Change Hawks has compiled a score card for House Democrats, made its first endorsement, and begun raising money for "climate hawk leaders - those who prioritize and speak on the climate crisis."