In the Loop: Grassley


Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 02/13/2013

Obama’s speech didn’t excite Ginsburg

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a tough time staying awake during the State of the Union.

By Al Kamen and Emily Heil  |  01:33 PM ET, 02/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Obama, State of the Union, Justice ginsburg, sleeping, Supreme Court, Chuck Grassley, Stephen Breyer, Anthony Kennedy, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012

Grassley knows how to pick winners

Two Grassley staffers have been champions on Jeopardy!

By Al Kamen  |  07:00 AM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jeopardy!, Grassley, Iowa, Tom Walsh, Paul Nelson, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 08/08/2012

Judicial Zumba in Maui is a go!

The judges tell two senators it’s too late to cancel the pricey conference in paradise.

By Al Kamen  |  12:42 PM ET, 08/08/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Maui, Judicial Conference, judges, Charles Grassley, Jeff Sessions, Alex Kozinski, Zumba, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012

Maui judicial conference still a go

IN THE LOOP | Bowing to Senate pressure, a court postponed its 2013 California conference, but this year’s Maui one is still on.

By Al Kamen  |  01:08 PM ET, 07/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maui, judicial conference, judges, 9th circuit, federal judges, Zumba, Hawaii, Chuck Grassley, Jeff Sessions, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop

Posted at 05:09 PM ET, 06/19/2012

Judicial Zumba in Maui on taxpayer dime

A judicial conference in Hawaii has raised some senatorial eyebrows

By Al Kamen  |  05:09 PM ET, 06/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 9th Circuit, Maui, Judicial Conference, judges, Charles Grassley, Jeff Sessions, Alex Kozinski, Zumba, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the loop, Anthony Kennedy, Samuel Alito

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 04/13/2012

GSA scandals shows watchdogs needed

The recent scandals over wasteful GSA conferences in Vegas and other places highlights the need for independent inspectors general at all government agencies.

By Al Kamen  |  12:52 PM ET, 04/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  GSA, GSA conferences, Inspector General, Christy Romero, TARP, SIGTARP, special inspector general, Project on Governt Oversight, State Department, Interior Department, Corporation for National and Community Service, Department of Labor, Charles Grassley, Al Kamen, Emily Heil, In the Loop