February 17, 2017 -
President Trump has called for the repeal of the Johnson Amendment, which bars churches and other nonprofits from partisan political activity. While some conservative evangelicals claim the policy limits their free speech rights, repealing it would lead to more secret money flooding into elections.
August 8, 2013 -
The Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority was formed after Hurricane Katrina to ensure qualified experts -- not politicians' friends -- were in charge of flood control. But now the authority is under pressure from Gov. Bobby Jindal and other Louisiana politicians for filing a lawsuit to force oil and gas companies to pay for the damage they've done to the state's coastal wetlands.
October 5, 2012 -
Though the South is the U.S. region with the greatest concentration of income inequality, its representatives in Washington are doing a poor job of bridging the gap.
July 3, 2012 -
Out of the tragedy of the 2010 BP oil disaster we could soon see new opportunities emerge thanks to the passage of a federal law directing fines back to the region.