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.


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. …