More than two dozen retiring House members have a combined $13 million in their campaign kitties. What are they going to do with all that cash?Continue reading
Why is our tax code so lame? Or, what we can learn from Caterpillar and Dave Camp
There's a strong relationship between how much companies lobby and how little they pay in taxes — and that's not likely to change anytime soon.Continue reading
March Madness: Lawmakers retire with millions in the bank
Dave Camp and Mike Rogers are the two latest casualties of the 113th Congress — both with more than a million in campaign dollars and thousands in their leadership funds. Both could legally walk away with some of this leadership dough.Continue reading
Wednesday: Sunlight Live to check in on super committee
When the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction, or super committee, emerges from the shadows on Wednesday morning to hold its first public hearing in a month, the Sunlight Live team will be there to shine a light on who’s influencing the panel.
As the 12 members inch closer to proposing at least $1.2 trillion in federal cuts or new revenue sources before the end of November, little has come out about their ideas even as reports have surfaced about daily or twice-daily “unofficial” meetings.
More than 200 groups or people — with health care lobbyists leading the way ...
Most House Republican members contributing to campaign committee
With expectations running high that they will take the majority in the House of Representatives, Republican House members are putting... View ArticleContinue reading