December 12, 2013 -
The press shouldn't obscure the fact that conservative hardliners like U.S. Senators Strom Thurmond of South Carolina and Jesse Helms of North Carolina opposed the Anti-Apartheid Act of 1986 that called for economic sanctions against the racist apartheid regime.
April 11, 2013 -
A satirical TV ad accusing Exxon Mobil of hating children won't be airing after station managers received a cease-and-desist memo from the company, which is under fire for its pipeline spill in Mayflower, Ark.
January 11, 2013 -
With new data out showing that 2012 was the warmest year on record for the contiguous United States, and with costs mounting due to droughts and other climate-related disasters, will political leaders finally take action to address the problem?
August 20, 2012 -
An energy watchdog group is running ads in newspapers across North Carolina demanding the power giant come clean on billions of dollars in planned nuclear improvements that could cost its customers dearly.
August 15, 2012 -
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.), House Aerospace Caucus Co-Chair Rep. Pete Olson (R-Texas), Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney are among those citing an inflated figure for military budget cuts slated to take effect next year.
June 14, 2012 -
This week, two producers at Alabama Public Television were fired after refusing to air a conservative evangelical TV series on U.S. history. The firings come amidst broader attacks on the budgets -- and political independence -- of public media across the South and country.
January 3, 2012 -
While BP is running ads touting its Gulf cleanup, the major media and politicians are ignoring the voices of residents who have a different story to tell. Will this be the year they're finally heard?
February 26, 2010 -
Quick: What causes a politician's popularity to tank?
A controversial vote, weak performance, general voter unrest -- all can cause poll numbers to drift downward.
But for your approval ratings to really bottom out, it takes a scandal.