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If Republicans take Congress, they could wage war on crony capitalism

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

If Republicans decide that they really believe in all that free-market talk, and they train their sights on corporate welfare, they'll find a target-rich environment.

Now there's a Super PAC dedicated to defending the Export-Import Bank

Timothy P. Carney | Yesterday

"Americans for the ExIm Bank" is now a SuperPAC, having filed documents with the FEC.

Bobby Jindal is running for president; here's his brand new energy plan

Timothy P. Carney | Yesterday

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal today is having one of those pre-presidential-campaign events, at the Heritage Foundation at 11 a.m. Ahead of that, Jindal's mini-think-tank, "America Next," released an...

GAO report shows how Obamacare subsidizes abortion

Timothy P. Carney | Yesterday

On yet another score, Obamacare is failing to live up to the promises on which it passed.

Sheldon Adelson and Bill Ackman: Billionaires for Big Government dominate K Street

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014

When billionaires spend big on lobbyists in D.C. these days, the prize they seek is more regulation — which will enrich them. Hedge fund honcho William Ackman and casino king Sheldon Adelson...

Will a GOP Senate look beyond K Street when trying to form an agenda?

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Sen. Rob Portman lays out a Republican agenda of good policies, but with little appeal to the public.

Inflation isn't Robin Hood --- or it's a confused Robin Hood

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

An underappreciated aspect of inflation, in my view, is how it allows real wages to fall.

Obama muddles his own case for war in Iraq

Timothy P. Carney | Published: Fri, Sep 12, 2014

Secretary of State John Kerry tells us that we are not going to war with the Islamic State. President Obama says it’s not even a state. Yet the U.S. is sending military personnel, planes, and...

Ex-Im Bank defenders jump on the 'war on women' bandwagon

Ashe Schow and Timothy P. Carney | Published: Thu, Sep 11, 2014

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the foremost lobbying force for Export-Import Bank, recently posted an article on how crucial the bank is to women-owned businesses.

Conservative disagreement over the right tactics for killing the Export-Import Bank

Timothy P. Carney | Updated: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

House Republican leaders have released a proposal to keep funding government through the election. The proposed CR includes a 6-month extension of the Export-Import Bank.