Planned Parenthood May Survive After All

Jim Newell · 03/22/11 12:21PM

One of the House Republicans' budget cuts that got the most attention while they were crafting their spending bill for the next six months was the elimination of all federal funding to Planned Parenthood. The organization, which provides women's health and family planning services up to and including scary abortions, was obviously a popular target for the Republicans to satisfy their base with. Go to any conservative protest, over health care reform, taxes, Mexicans, whatever, and the anti-abortion folks are always the last ones there, screaming and hollering deep into the night.

Five Politicians Who Get Halliburton Love, Money

Andrew Belonsky · 09/03/09 03:30AM

It's likely been a while since you thought of Halliburton, the oil-loving company once headed by Dick Cheney. Well, Halliburton hasn't stopped thinking of you. Or, at least, the U.S.A. It's PAC continues throwing money at politicians.