Tales from the Trail

Republican party chief says he’s staying put despite spending furor

April 5, 2010

Under fire for the Republican National Committee’s  free-wheeling spending on posh hotels, private jets and a party at a Los Angeles nightclub, committee Chairman Michael Steele said Monday he will not resign despite the controversy.

Congress scraps plan for new executive jets

August 11, 2009

Remember when members of Congress embarrassed auto executives who flew to Washington aboard private jets when their companies were looking for bailouts?