Nuclear Waste: Extremism in defense of federally-paid jobs is no vice in South Carolina

By Douglas Birch and R. Jeffrey Smith

PART THREE IN A SERIES: Lawmakers shed their fiscal conservatism to keep a troubled nuclear plant alive at Washington’s expense.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jim Clyburn":

"… l.” His efforts didn't go unnoticed. “When it comes to nuclear power, Jim Clyburn is always on our side,” Robert Eble, a nuclear safety manager from Shaw …"

Colbert Busch brings fundraising show to D.C.

By Dave Levinthal

Elizabeth Colbert Busch heads to D.C. for big-dollar campaign fundraiser with Democratic brass.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Jim Clyburn":

"… obtained by the Center for Public Integrity. Assistant Democratic Leader Jim Clyburn, D-S.C., will host the event from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, for …"

Super Congress hauls in super donations as special interests try to influence budget cuts

By Aaron Mehta and Josh Israel

Gang of 12 tasked with cutting budget by $1.5 trillion hauls in big PAC donations

Excerpts from this story referencing "chronic kidney disease":

"… ues such as access to quality care for all Americans, including those with chronic kidney disease,” the statement said.Not all members of the committee are raising big bu …"

News Corp. leans left by donating to Democrats

By Dave Levinthal

Media powerhouse's PAC bankrolls liberals despite reputation for conservatism.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dianne Feinstein":

"… receiving News America-FOXPAC cash last election cycle included Sens. Dianne Feinstein of California, Kirsten Gillibrand of New York and Amy Klobuchar of Mi …"

Clyburn draws line in the sand on Social Security

By Jeremy Borden and Aaron Mehta

James Clyburn, a reliably loyal liberal named to Super Congress