Pa. special election tempting — and dangerous — for greens
Special House elections have been illusory for Democrats since President Trump's victory a year ago. They invested a lot of money and sweat in a few key races and came away empty-handed.
Scandal mutes Franken's voice on climate
The sexual assault scandal surrounding a leading advocate for climate action, Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.), rolled out yesterday in the usual noisome Washington way:
Cardin: Carbon tax might pass in secret vote
Sen. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) is not one of the Senate's grandstanders. He's a policy wonk and a career public servant who has been honing his legislative skills for 51 years — 20 of them in the Maryland House of Delegates, including a stint as speaker; 20 years in the House; and the past 11 in the Senate.
Moore's woes in Ala. an unexpected gift for climate hawks
Dozens of Democrats and their allies in the environmental movement came together outside the Capitol yesterday to blast President Trump for isolating the United States in the global fight against climate change.
DOJ No. 2 sidesteps controversies, touts reform push
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is at the fulcrum of many of the hottest controversies in Washington these days. But during a speech to business leaders this morning, Rosenstein ignored the many 800-pound gorillas in the room and instead touted the Trump administration's ongoing efforts to review and reform regulations.