New Report Highlights “Revolving Door” Between Government and LNG Firms

By: Saturday November 22, 2014 6:15 pm

In their “hiring spree,” LNG companies were able to recruit former Obama administration officials such as Heather Zichal, who was the deputy assistant to the President for Energy and Climate Change. Zichal is now with Cheniere Energy, which the report notes received the first approval by the Obama administration for LNG exports.


Center For American Progress Discloses Corporate Donors After Investigations

By: Monday December 16, 2013 11:10 am

New York Times investigates former CAP President John Podesta’s ties to corporations looking to influence the Obama Administration – an administration he is set to join.

The Kochs’ Double Whammy

By: Friday June 8, 2012 5:00 pm

If any doubt was left about the power of big money in our politics, the Wisconsin election destroyed it. Charles and David Koch goosed Gov. Scott Walker’s campaign with $10 million through their front group Americans for Prosperity, $1 million through the Republican Governors Association, and more from members of the “million-dollar donor club” of financial titans that meet regularly at Koch-hosted secret summits.

Have You a New, Rested, Ready Santorum Campaign Slogan?

By: Saturday April 16, 2011 12:00 pm

Rick Santorum (R-Frothy Mixture) already has a Google problem, but now he also has a campaign slogan problem. And he isn’t even actually running for president quite yet! His campaign slogan, “Fighting To Make America America Again” not only twice cites the first name of an actress who starred in “Ugly Betty” and most recently played an undocumented nanny on “The Good Wife,” it also derives from a poem by Langston Hughes, a fan of gay sex.

Michael Whitney Discusses HBGary & Chamber of Commerce on GritTV

By: Sunday February 20, 2011 4:00 pm

I went to GritTV’s New York City studios to discuss the HBGary and AnonLeaks developments with respect to the role of the US Chamber of Commerce in spying on American citizens for political activities. Lee Fang, the reporter from ThinkProgress who, along with Marcy Wheeler, first reported on HBGary’s work with the Chamber joined us for the discussion.

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