February 7, 2012 -
The American Petroleum Institute held a workshop in North Carolina last week touting its own safety standards for fracking. But the speakers didn't mention that the BP oil spill commission found API's ability to set standards is compromised by its role as the oil and gas industry's chief lobbyist.
February 6, 2012 -
Karen Handel, the Komen Foundation VP now alleged to have spearheaded the decision to sever funding for Planned Parenthood, was earlier known for her controversial and litigation-prone reign as Georgia's elections chief.
February 3, 2012 -
A group in Gaston County, N.C. is determined to keep alive the memory of the labor leader, who was murdered in 1929 after crossing racial lines in her effort to unionize a local textile mill.
February 3, 2012 -
The Dallas-based Susan B. Komen Foundation is in the spotlight for its decision to sever funding to Planned Parenthood. But a Southern Exposure investigation a decade ago exposed other controversies, including the money it takes from polluters and pharmaceutical companies and its fierce opposition to health care reform.
February 2, 2012 -
New developments raise serious questions about whether Progress Energy will ever build two reactors planned for Levy County, Fla. -- but its customers are still on the hook for the billion-dollar planning bill.
February 1, 2012 -
Pundits and politicians are scouring the Florida primary results for clues about November. Two of the biggest trends that were revealed: The changing face of Sunshine State politics, and the growing role of Big Money.
January 31, 2012 -
Ads airing in Florida in the run-up to today's primary have focused on Gulf restoration, which hasn't been getting much attention from U.S. political leaders as shown by the GOP debates and the latest State of the Union address.