Tag: special interests

Pence in Pensecola

Pence in Pensacola: ‘When Donald Trump Becomes Your President, His Only Special Interest Will Be You’

Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence listed several of a multitude of Wikileaks revelations surrounding Hillary Clinton and those close to her as he spoke to several hundred Americans gathered for a Trump-Pence rally in Pensacola, Florida on Friday.

Pence made a commitment that a President Donald Trump’s only special interest would be the American people.

Charles Munger Jr. (Rich Pedroncelli / Associated Press)

Sacramento Democrats Target Munger Transparency Measure

Bay Area billionaire and moderate Republican mega-donor Charles Munger, Jr. has proposed a transparency measure, the California Legislative Transparency Act, likely to qualify for the ballot this November. However, Democrats in Sacramento may try to stop it first.

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Top Dem Donor Tom Steyer Won’t Endorse Clinton

Tom Steyer is what left-wing activists love to pretend Republican mega-donors are: a special interest with very deep pockets who demands absolute fealty to his agenda in exchange for cash. Of course, since his cause is ostensibly environmentalism, they don’t mind, and the media never mentions him when it launches its periodic tirades against the unhealthy influence of special interests, other than itself.

Jerry Brown climate change (Damian Dovarganes / Associated Press)

Greens Blast Jerry Brown for Rooftop Solar Snub

California Gov. Jerry Brown may be strutting his stuff at the Paris climate change conference, but environmentalists are fuming over the exclusion of rooftop solar panels from the Golden State’s renewable energy plans.

Kea Lani resort, Maui (Michael Buckner / Getty)

California Lawmakers Head to Maui with Lobbyists

Twenty California lawmakers will be attending an annual conference at a resort in Maui that is paid for by representatives of special interest groups that lobby the state legislature.

Scott Walker

Scott Walker’s Populist Appeal Shines at New Hampshire Forum

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker’s biggest selling point as a presidential candidate has been his blue-collar populist appeal, and it’s something that clearly shined through on the stage at a forum of GOP presidential candidates in Manchester, New Hampshire, at Saint Anselm College on Monday night.