Apparently, the USHOR Appropriations Committee feels uncomfortable
about permitting convenient
bulk access to THOMAS
database of bills.
The House of Representatives just passed
the health reform bill
in a vote of 220-215.
Is there a link between donations given and bills passed?
MAPLight.org aims to help you find out, giving you the ability to compare contributions with how legislators voted. [Via
A University, far away.
Tens of thousands of U.S. students will lose most or all of their financial aid.
"We decided not to run it..." In the surreal world that is today's media, Colin Powell has no opposition. None. There is no alternative view. None. In this Kafkaesque place, Reps. DeFazio and Paul didn't conduct a press conference yesterday. Nor did they introduce legislation that counters George Bush and Colin Powell's world view...a world view, mind you, that the world doesn't share.
Does corporate media serve the interests of the people and democracy or the elites and profit? Did you hear about this bill? Do you think this is an important story that deserved media coverage?
A giant loophole in McCain-Feingold will give oil companies a total exemption
from all its propsed spending restrictions. This is levelling the playing field?