Robert Dreyfuss is a senior correspondent for The American Prospect. He is the author of Devil's Game: How the United States Helped Unleash Fundamentalist Islam. He can be reached through his website.
Despite some eleventh-hour heroics by environmentalists, the Republican Congress has been offering lots of goodies to industry polluters -- thanks largely to the corporate lobbyists who wrote much of the legislation.Robert DreyfussWinter 1996
The National Rifle Association knew its stance on assault weapons was unpopular, so in 1994 it went underground, took advantage of loopholes in the campaign finance laws, and waged a stealth campaign to unseat Democrats in vulnerable districts.Robert DreyfussFall 1995