There’s a lot more lobbying and influence peddling in Washington than is ever revealed to the public.Continue reading
Northrup Grumman spends millions on lobbying and campaign contributions — but those only tell part of the story.Continue reading
President Obama and Vice President Biden sit down with Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott Thursday to discuss a range of issues, but chief among them will be Australia's interest in beefing up its military and weapons capacity.Continue reading
The end of two wars, the sequester and deep cuts in military spending have threatened profits for defense contractor Northrop Grumman, but cuts haven’t hurt the company’s cash flow into Washington.Continue reading
Jonathan Rauch is the latest to insist that dishonesty and good government go hand-in-hand. What he doesn't realize is that corruption is alive in Washington — and letting it flourish won't solve our problems.Continue reading
Northrop Grumman supports lawmakers by pouring cash into their coffers. And now Congress had something to offer Northrop Grumman: further support for the company's troubled Global Hawk drone.Continue reading
The Obama administration dreamed that its health insurance exchanges--the websites that were supposed to make it easy to buy health insurance--would function as smoothly as online consumer sites like Expedia or Amazon.com. But as head-scratching continues about how a famously web-savvy administration could have flubbed its Internet homework so badly, an examination by the Sunlight Foundation shows the administration turned the task of building its futuristic new health care technology planning and programming over to legacy contractors with deep political pockets.
One result: Problem-plagued online exchanges that make it all but impossible for consumers to buy insurance and ...Continue reading