FrackNation film challenges fracking fables
Film debunks greenie message.
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to resign from Obama’s cabinet
Salazar’s tenure was marked by numerous controversial actions at the agency.
GOP splits over pork funding in Sandy aid
Splitting up the spending into two bills gave fiscal conservatives cover to vote for what they called necessary spending.
Sensenbrenner calls for Obama to denounce anti-NRA game
“Disturbing” video game urges players to shoot top National Rifle Association officials.
$150M to zone ocean tucked in Sandy aid bill
Updated 6:45 p.m.: If approved by the House today, the money will go to a regional ocean partnership.
CPAC 2013 releases invited speaker list
Kelly Ayotte, Louisiana’s Bobby Jindal, Kentucky’s Rand Paul, former Rep. Allen West, and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker — among others — have been invited to address the 40th annual conference.
Tax breaks showered on dubious ‘green’ ventures
Tax breaks for alternative energy tucked in “fiscal cliff” law will cost $18 billion in lost government revenue. Most egregious: The wind tax credit.
Who’s in, out in top Obama posts
The Senate won’t be in session this week but returns on Jan. 21 to face a full agenda of new appointees for President Barack Obama’s cabinet and lesser administration positions.
Nation’s taxpayers still paying for owl flap, 22 years later
Republicans are planning to make 2013 the last year for federal funding by enacting legislation that would streamline environmental laws and identify ways to raise tax revenues locally through timber sales, grazing permits and more.
Boehner re-elected House speaker
UPDATE: Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) said that there was very intense arm twisting on Boehner’s behalf prior to the vote.