Max Baucus

Sidney Lumet’s Classic “Network”

Network 1976 Essay by Greg Ng Senses of Cinema The 1970s in Hollywood were a fertile time. The emergence of the director, as a legitimate artist in his or her own right, shifted focus from the studios, which by the ’60s had grown formulaic and unadventurous in their output, to a new generation of writers […]


Republicans Propagating Falsehoods in Attacks on Health-Care Reform

WASHINGTON POST By Steven Pearlstein Friday, August 7, 2009 As a columnist who regularly dishes out sharp criticism, I try not to question the motives of people with whom I don’t agree. Today, I’m going to step over that line. The recent attacks by Republican leaders and their ideological fellow-travelers on the effort to reform […]


Health Care Industry Operates Shadow Congress of Lobbyists

Sunlight Foundation By Paul Blumenthal on 07/06/09 @ 11:20 am | 0 Comments Tags: Billy Tauzin, Congress, health care, Lobbying, Lobbyist, Lobbyists, Max Baucus, Revolving Door, Senate Finance Committee The Washington Post reports today that the health care industry, in its attempt to influence the debate over health care reform, has hired at least 350 […]