Henry Waxman

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    How One Man's Witch Hunt Made Komen Decide to Cut Off Grants to Planned Parenthood

    Perhaps you've heard by now: The Dallas-based Susan G. Komen for the Cure foundation (don't bother clicking the link; the site's not loading) will no longer be giving grant money to Planned Parenthood, a move Planned Parenthood of North Texas says comes after "anti-women's health groups have repeate ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 23, 2009

    Food For Thought 3.23.09

    "They gave PCA glowing reviews. The company was selected by PCA, paid by PCA and realized that if they didn't give PCA a glowing review, they were not going to get hired again." (Representative Henry Waxman, a California Democrat and chair of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, on the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 16, 2008

    Whatever Happened to That Presidential Library Disclosure Bill, Anyhows?

    Speaking of the George W. Bush library and think tank bound for the SMU campus -- as we were this morning and will be tomorrow, after university president Gerald Turner addresses the United Methodist Church's South Central Jurisdictional Conference at the Hilton Anatole -- ProPublica this afternoon ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 15, 2008

    Henry Waxman's Starting to Smell Something Rotten at Bush Library

    Fredo Sunday's Times of London story about Houston lobbyist Stephen Payne's soliciting six-figure donations for the Bush library on the SMU campus by promising access to the likes of Dick Cheney and Condoleezza Rice sure is gathering steam. The White House is dismissing and denying and distancing; ... More >>

  • Film

    January 31, 2008

    Sunset on Sundance

    At this year's fest, there were some curveballs and at least one knucklehead

  • Blogs

    May 10, 2006

    Action Jackson

    Alphonso Jackson, former Dallas Housing Authority chief, came back to town and got himself in trouble. The Dallas Business Journal's May 5 story about U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson's April 28 speech in Dallas is turning into one hell of a piece. Turns out Jackson's "a ... More >>