Pat Garofalo

Pat Garofalo is economic policy editor for and The Progress Report at American Progress. Pat’s work has appeared in The Nation, U.S. News & World Report, The Guardian, The Washington Examiner, and at AOL News and New Deal 2.0. He has been a guest on many radio shows and Al-Jazeera television.

  • it should just cut out the middleman and run for office itself

    Big Oil lobby announces it will start donating directly to candidates

    Apparently their current amount of influence isn’t good enough.Cross-posted from the Wonk Room. The American Petroleum Institute (API), Big Oil’s chief lobbying organization, will start directly backing political candidates in the second quarter of this year. API, whose membership includes oil …