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Obama Revolving Door: Walmart executive to HHS to help Obamacare

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: 21 hr ago

Today, via the Wall Street Journal, we get a doozy for the Obama revolving door.

So far, the media is failing on covering Democrats' falsehoods about contraception mandates

Timothy P. Carney | Yesterday

Misplaced balance is a major problem in today's media. One politician says something completely false, and another points out that the false thing is false -- and the media report it as a dispute.

Bipartisanship: House extends corporate welfare for the tourism industry

Timothy P. Carney | Yesterday

The House overwhelmingly passed a bill taxing foreign travelers to the U.S. in order to fund government-backed advertising campaign for the U.S. tourism industry.

When Obamacare loses in court, insurance companies lose, too

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Tue, Jul 22, 2014

When the administration lost an Obamacare case in federal court Tuesday, the insurance companies lost as well.

Justin Amash's support for free enterprise earns enmity of Big Business

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Sat, Jul 19, 2014

The Michigan Republican runs afoul of the Chamber of Commerce for opposing the Export-Import Bank and budget agreements that he thought were profligate.

Elizabeth Warren loves bank subsidies!

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Fri, Jul 18, 2014

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren loves to shoot barbs at Wall Street. She also enjoys forcing taxpayers to absorb Wall Street's risks while the banks pocket the profits. Bloomberg reports Warren...

Republican lobbyist warns conservatives: 'Big Business' might 'change sides'

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Some Republicans are beginning to extend their free-market, limited-government beliefs to include opposition to corporate welfare, like the Export-Import Bank. Many conservatives hate the idea of...

Democrats talk like populists, govern like corporatists

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

Liberal columnist EJ Dionne has noticed what he politely calls "tensions" between two Democratic themes this year: Populism and business boosterism.

Neighborliness: Checking on an unattended child is okay, calling the cops is not

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Thu, Jul 17, 2014

The story of Debra Harrell is heartbreaking, interesting, and upsetting. It has many lessons. One of them: Neighborliness may be on the decline.

Here are some of the lobbyists and business PACs trying to drive Justin Amash out of Congress

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Tue, Jul 15, 2014

Rep. Justin Amash, R-Mich., is probably the most libertarian member of the U.S. House, which means he's made some enemies on K Street. They are funding his primary opponent, Brian Ellis.