| Apr 6, 2012
WASHINGTON — Just before his speech Wednesday to the American Society of News Editors, word emerged that the Republican presidential front-runner would not allow photographers to get closer than 150 feet while he spoke.
The journalists protested,...
| Apr 8, 2012
| 7:05 AM
Batteries made in America for America and backed by America. That's how politicians hailed Ener1.
The company tapped the country's top scientists at Argonne National Lab in Illinois, and U.S. taxpayers pledged up to $118 million in federal stimulus funds...
| Oct 19, 2011
| 8:43 PM
SAN DIEGO - A Del Mar company is auctioning off thousands of dollars of solar equipment after a business touted to lead California into the future of energy production filed for bankruptcy.Solyndra Energy was expected to bring jobs and money to the...
| Oct 20, 2011
| 10:13 AM
We have all been reading a lot about the Solyndra story of late, with numerous articles in the national news detailing the U.S. Department of Energy's support for this now-defunct solar energy manufacturer. The situation deserves the proper scrutiny of...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 11:07 AM
Earlier this month, the president's jobs bill failed in the Senate. Now the White House intends to break up the bill and gin up sufficient Republican support to pass key pieces. "We will now work with Senator Reid to make sure that the individual...
| Oct 31, 2011
| 1:51 PM
Herman Cain may or may not be guilty of inappropriate sexual advances on subordinates during his time at the National Restaurant Association, but one thing makes me doubt his innocence: his claim to be the victim of a "witch hunt." The implication, stated...
| Nov 3, 2011
| 9:37 AM
A House panel voted Thursday to subpoena the White House for documents related to the solar energy company Solyndra.
The House Energy and Commerce Committee's subcommittee on oversight and investigations voted 14 to 9 in favor of issuing the subpoenas...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 3:00 AM
The Maryland Public Service Commission's ongoing review of the proposed merger of Constellation Energy Group and Exelon Corp. has uncovered numerous pros and cons for the Baltimore-area consumer, from the loss of a corporate headquarters to the proposed...
| Nov 7, 2011
| 10:17 AM
In his Sept. 8 speech on jobs, President Barack Obama repeated the conventional wisdom that small businesses create most new jobs. Like a lot of conventional wisdom, this does not fully capture the real dynamics of the situation. A 2010 article...
| Aug 28, 2012
| 9:55 AM
One of the story lines this mean election season is that the Obama Administration dumps billions on alternative fuel and electric vehicle/battery companies, which then go bankrupt. It's why the name Solyndra is probably not lost on you. ("Legitimate rape"...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 6:34 AM
TAMPA, Fla. -- On the night vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan made his debut on the national stage, the GOP turned its attention to America's influence abroad and what the party sees as President Barack Obama's failed economic policies.
The roster of...