Tom Marino

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

At Height Of Opioid Crisis, Pharma Lobbyists Worked Congress To Keep It Going (Video)

In her book This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein argues that countries like the United States will never have effective climate policies as long as there are legislators profiting from fossil fuel companies’ deep pockets. The same can be argued about the so-called war on drugs at a time when opioids are wiping […]

Guns In Congress: Aide Brings Pistol To Congressional Building

Guns In Congress: Aide Brings Pistol To Congressional Building

Probably the most celebrated line from 1994’s Forrest Gump is Forrest’s blank-faced delivery of “Stupid is as stupid does.” If that’s true, then Ryan Shucard, the press secretary for U.S. Representative Tom Marino (R-PA), has done stupid right: on Friday morning, Shucard was arrested for bringing a handgun into the U.S. Congress. Specifically, Shucard was […]