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Money trail connects watchdog group CREW to the for-profit colleges it defended

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Thu, Aug 28, 2014

When the Left started going after for-profit colleges, it was noteworthy that CREW took the opposing side — a forthcoming report by the Center for Consumer Freedom helps to explain why.

Progressives, for a change, take lead in opposing corporate welfare (for Tesla)

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Democratic elected officials support corporate welfare so much that they exceed even Republican elected officials on that score.

Corporate America rooting for (or betting on?) a Democratic Senate

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Wed, Aug 27, 2014

Democratic Senate candidates are winning the race for corporate cash, despite their populist rhetoric.

Export-Import Bank faces rocky path to renewal as Congress returns

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

One of the issues Congress must resolve in the 10 weeks before Election Day is what to do with the Export-Import Bank.

How Dow Chemical's league-leading lobbying against free trade illuminates the folly of export subsidies

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

Usually General Electric, Exxon Mobil, Comcast or Northrop Grumman lead the U.S. in federal lobbying. So far this year, though, Dow Chemical is the King of K Street.

California government forces Catholic colleges and insurers to cover elective abortion

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Aug 25, 2014

California state board reverses past ruling and requires all employer-sponsored insurance plans to cover elective abortions.

Delta's good fight on Export-Import Bank marred by support for crony capitalism

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Sun, Aug 24, 2014

It's rare to find big business lobbying for free enterprise against corporate welfare. So it's pretty depressing to find it lobbying for corporate welfare in other instances.

Revolving door at regulator CFPB enables former bureaucrats to cash in at taxpayers' expense

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Tue, Aug 19, 2014

Congress thought it was time to replace "captured" financial regulators with a new, un-captured regulator. But that's not what the CFPB turned out to be.

Regulatory robbery: Dentists lobby to stop beauticians from whitening customers' teeth

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Regulation is the tool entrenched businesses use against consumers and competitors. This regulatory battle in North Carolina could become a victory for liberty.

Give to Democrats, profit from earmarks: The Tom Steyer Story

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Aug 18, 2014

Steyer raised money for President Obama and donated to Rep. Nancy Pelosi while Pelosi pushed for the federal money that profited Steyer -- and that Steyer's fund, Farallon Capital, lobbied on.