"Liberal activists are also angry about the giveaways. “It is also troubling how quickly senators appear to be able to work out a deal on tax extenders that are unpaid for and largely benefit corporations while spending months crafting an emergency unemployment benefits package that is paid for by cutting other spending,” Frank Clemente, executive director of Americans for Tax Fairness."
At least 12 guides are dead, with three more missing, after avalanche on...
An avalanche on Mount Everest killed at least 12 Nepalese guides and left three missing in the deadliest disaster ever to hit climbers on th
Detroit launching auction website to sell abandoned homes
Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan announced a new website that will host auctions of fixable homes that his administration takes from negligent land
Charles Koch Caught Blatantly Lying About His Company's Environmental Re...
It’s no secret now that Charles Koch wrote a whine-fest of an op-ed for the Wall Street Journal where he generally boasted about how great h
Jon Stewart Shows the Supreme Court Exactly How Money Corrupts Politics
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court released a monumental decision involving campaign finance laws. Money doesn't corrupt politics, the Supreme
What You Can Do to Make Your Voice Heard on 'McCutcheon' Right Now | Act...
Groups like Public Citizen, Common Cause, Rootstrikers and many, many others are working to combat corruption and protect our right to vote.
Charles Keating and the Lessons of the Savings and Loan Crisis
On Wednesday, Charles H. Keating Jr., one of the most notorious fraudsters in American history, died at the age of 90.
Senate report: Torture didn't work and the CIA lied about it
Why lie? Because they wanted to keep using it.
Google ushers in April Fool's Day 2014 with a slew of hilarious pranks
Become the next Pokémon master using Google Maps, express yourself more clearly with emojis on Chrome, get photobombed by David Hasselhoff o
Obama Admin's TPP Trade Officials Received Hefty Bonuses From Big Banks ...
Officials tapped by the Obama administration to lead the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade negotiations have received multimillion dollar bonu
The New Superfood: Dr. Oz, Dieticians Tout Hemp’s High Nutritional Value...
Once shelled, he said the seeds are quite soft and delectably nutty. Cleveland Clinic dietician Laura Jeffers, also interviewed on the show,
Barack Obama and Joe Biden star in workout video for Let's Move campaign...
Video is part of Michelle Obama's Let’s Move campaign to promote healthy eating and an active lifestyle among children.
Obama's TPP negotiators received huge bonuses from big banks
A controversial trade deal being touted by the White House is expected to give American corporations broad new authority if approved. Now ac