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Opinion: If You Thought Solyndra Was a Money Pit...

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Salivating over the Solyndra scandal? Read the rest of the government-money menu first.

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As Republicans Block DISCLOSE Act, Romney's Position Unclear

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

After Senate Republicans won a vote along party lines to kill the DISCLOSE Act, campaign finance reformers may have to wait until after the election to see any meaningful legislation come before Congress.

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Who Had the Better Week—Cuomo or Christie?

Friday, April 27, 2012

Cuomo welcomes solar energy, and Christie bids farewell to the New Jersey Nets, as only he can.

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Opinion: Mini-Scandals Should be Major Test of Obama's Leadership

Friday, April 20, 2012

The back-to-back GSA and Secret Service mini-scandals, along with the newly-leaked photos of our soldiers posing with Taliban remains, remind us that sometimes public servants behave badly and it's not a partisan affair.

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Solyndra a Scandal? What it Means for Obama and Green Energy

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

For me, a scandal would mean that you do it for your own personal self-interest, and although there's a lot of smoke out there, no one has proven yet that this was done for political purposes.

Joe Stephens of the Washington Post on The Brian Lehrer Show

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Opinion: The Solyndra Business Model: Another Lesson in Perils of Liberal Governing

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

That bigger problem, of course, is that the government gave out half a billion dollars to a company employing 1100 people, and that this was considered a success (before it wasn't). That's around half a million dollars an employee.

-Karol Markowicz, It's A Free Country blogger.

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Solyndra, Subsidies, Scandals and Solar

Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Congress is investigating the Obama administration's investment in the failed solar company Solyndra. Joe Stephens of the Washington Post explains the story, and Lisa Margonelli, director of the Energy Policy Initiative at the New America Foundation, puts it in context of the green energy sector.

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Republicans Say White House Rushed Solar Loan

Thursday, September 15, 2011

A House subcommittee is accusing the Obama administration of aggressively pushing a loan for a now bankrupt solar company, Solyndra. Republicans say the White House rushed the bad loan in spite of repeated warnings about the company's viability. Solyndra  collapsed two weeks ago and is now under federal investigation, leaving taxpayers on the hook for more than $500 billion.

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