April 24, 2012 | ICYMI
WASHINGTON, DC -- A new Government Accountability Office report published yesterday exposes the billions of dollars the Obama administration is spending on temporary Medicare Advantage bonuses being provided to nearly all plans, rather than focusing only on the highest-ranked plans as intended in this demonstration project. As noted in several editorials, this budget gimmick seems designed to stave off cuts to the Medicare Advantage program until after the 2012 elections.
April 16, 2012 | ICYMI
The Washington Post reports House Republicans are turning their focus to gas prices as Congress returns to Washington. The House will vote this week on a measure to require approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, marking the fourth time the House has voted to advance the jobs and energy project.
March 30, 2012 | ICYMI
WASHINGTON, DC -- Rep. Fred Upton, chairman of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee, spoke with Fox News' Bill Hemmer on America's Newsroom this morning about rising gasoline prices and efforts by House Republicans to pursue a true "all-of-the-above" energy strategy.
March 23, 2012 | ICYMI
President Obama continued his public relations roadshow this week to defend his energy agenda against a still-skeptical American public. The president wrongly took credit for increased energy production and new pipelines, yet he failed to even mention the great impact his new regulations are having on prices at the pump. An editorial in today's Investor's Business Daily highlights the important role EPA regulations are playing in today's American energy challenges.
March 22, 2012 | ICYMI
WASHINGTON, DC -- Backed by new poll numbers released today showing a "solid majority" of Americans support construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, Rep.
March 20, 2012 | ICYMI
Defying previous notions that the U.S. was running out of oil and energy supplies, the U.S. is now in the midst of an energy boom.