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Richard Pollock

Richard Pollock is the Washington, D.C., editor for PJ Media and the Washington bureau chief of PJTV.
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Conservative Leaders Condemn Attacks on Romney, Bain Capital

Friday, January 13th, 2012 - by Richard Pollock

Several key figures are appalled by Rick Perry, Jon Huntsman, and Newt Gingrich.

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Not Just Barney: Eight Veteran House Dems Retiring

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

High-profile reps are following Barney Frank out the door.

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White House Politicizing Bureau of Labor Statistics (PJM Exclusive)

Monday, December 19th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Yes — that's the nonpartisan agency that releases monthly unemployment figures.

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Is the Super Committee’s Secrecy Brewing a Rank-and-File Revolt?

Sunday, November 13th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Lack of transparency is making members on both sides nervous.

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Another DOE Loan Scandal: Are We Bailing Out Spain’s Solar Collapse?

Thursday, November 10th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Following the collapse of Spain's solar sector, a Spanish company with ties to Democrats received $2.7 billion in US Energy Department loans.

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PJM Sources Report Details of Alleged Cain Incident

Thursday, November 3rd, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Source: "Herman took advantage of seniority and power with a young woman. It was an abuse of power."

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Green Tesla Motors: Another Day, Another Solyndra

Monday, October 17th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The "green" loan scandal grows to include yet another seemingly hopeless company.

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No Adults in the Room: No More ‘Wise Elders’ to Advise the President

Thursday, September 29th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

We would benefit from a return of the statesmen who flourished before 1968.

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How We Pay $3,700 Per Passenger to Subsidize Airline Tickets

Thursday, September 22nd, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

For how much longer will one be able to fly the friendly skies with the people's tax dollars?

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LightSquared: Another Solyndra?

Thursday, September 15th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

A pattern of providing White House support to favored companies — at taxpayer risk — is emerging.

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Every Single One: The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder’s Disability Rights Section

Friday, September 2nd, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

All nine new hires to the Justice Department's Disability Rights Section have far-left resumes — which were only released following a PJMedia lawsuit. (This is the ninth of a series of articles about the Justice Department's hiring practices since President Obama took office. Read parts one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, and eight.)

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How Saif Gaddafi and Friends Fooled the Euro-Left

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The flashy frauds had a naive left believing a "progressive" Muslim world was coming.

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Every Single One: The Politicized Hiring of Eric Holder’s Immigration Office

Friday, August 12th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

All five new hires to the Justice Department's immigration office have far-left resumes — which were only released following a PJM lawsuit. (This is the third in a series of articles about the Justice Department's hiring practices since President Obama took office. Read parts one and two.)

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Is the Debt Ceiling Deal Now Dead?

Tuesday, August 9th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The financial events of the last few days may have triggered a sea change.

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President Obama and the Debt Crisis: Detached, Alone, and Passive

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The president will be condemned by history for a U.S. credit rating collapse.

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Deficit Negotiations Collapse — Are Progressives Cheering?

Friday, July 22nd, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The Left breaks out the champagne.

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Will U.S. Suspend Aid to Egypt’s Military?

Monday, June 27th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Whither the "Arab Spring": Congress may cut $1.3B in military aid after Egypt warms to Islamists.

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Issa Introduces ‘Revolutionary’ Bill To Make All Federal Spending Transparent

Monday, June 13th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The new government openness bill that could revolutionize the way Washington operates.

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Goolsbee Gone: Obama’s Economic ‘Dream Team’ Evaporates

Tuesday, June 7th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

With Austan Goolsbee's departure, the collapse of the president's economic team is nearly complete.

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Obama Commerce Nominee Entangled with Chinese Business

Thursday, June 2nd, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

John Bryson sits on the board of troubled electric car manufacturer Coda, which is waist-deep in Chinese investment and debt.

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PJ Media’s DOJ FOIA Request Comes Back … Redacted

Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Even with the redactions, the left liberal tilt of the resumes of the 100+ attorneys hired into the Civil Rights Division during the Obama administration is impressive.

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The Business of Poverty: Obscene Salaries Dominate at Int’l Development Banks

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Dominique Strauss-Kahn's lavish lifestyle is no anomaly: the U.S. taxpayer-funded IMF, World Bank, and others are handing out blood-boiling salaries and perks. Update: Congress may probe IMF’s $250K golden parachute for DSK.

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The Agency That Would Not Die

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

The Election Assistance Commission was supposed to be disbanded in 2005. It now has 50 full-time employees — and nothing to do.

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Did GOP Lose First Round of Budget Battle?

Tuesday, April 12th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Whose idea was it to start with a number ($100B) rather than programs?

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Wal-Mart Goes ‘Back to Basics’: A Cautionary Tale for the Left

Monday, April 11th, 2011 - by Richard Pollock

Leslie Dach, former senior aide to Al Gore, was the impetus behind Wal-Mart's failed shift to "green," upscale items that fit the progressive agenda for what Americans should be buying.

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