Before a new drug finds its place on pharmacy shelves or a new device lands in the hands of a surgeon, it goes through a long and complex approval process by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.
A new ...
The Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets site just added expenditures by Senate campaigns to their site. The data was released by the Federal Election Commission for the first time last week. CRP has a detailed listing of all the expenses ...Continue reading
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve reopened one of the special lending windows it created in January 2009 to ease the failing global economy. The move comes amid a weakening euro and after Greece, Spain and Portugal have all created ...Continue reading
The 1995 Lobbying Disclosure Act, requires all lobbyists to file reports with the Clerk of the House of Representatives and Secretary of the Senate and that those two offices “maximize public access” to the documents through “computerized systems.” But the ...
I've been playing around a bit with Rapportive lately. It's a web service that lets you see information about the sender of an email based on publicly available social media profiles. It works on top of Gmail. If ...Continue reading
Rep. Jim Moran, D-Va., a member of the House Appropriations Committee, has requested a $1.5 million earmark to fund an alternative medicine center in Washington D.C. run by a doctor with an alternative past. The request is for ...Continue reading
So, Rep. Alan Mollohan was defeated in a Democratic primary yesterday. He was the second incumbent to lose in the ...Continue reading
There's a new government across the pond with Tory leader David Cameron as Prime Minister. Worth noting is that ...Continue reading
The Washington Post's Ezra Klein nails it on the head in this post on lobbying:
...I worry much more ...Continue reading