Tag Archives: Nancy Pelosi

• Democrats backed by wine, GOP by beer companies

Democrats backed by wine, GOP by beer companies

When it comes to booze, the Democratic Party gets its biggest backing from wine companies while Republicans seem to have better luck from beer brewers, the Center for Responsive Politics reports in an analysis of campaign finance data.Read about the center’s report. A top contributor to Democrats during the 2010 election cycle was E. & […]

• Booze is back! Alcohol lobby thrilled John Boehner will be new Speaker

Booze is back! Alcohol lobby thrilled John Boehner will be new Speaker

Bush set a dry tone for Republicans in Washington. But Tuesday’s election and the rise of a certain orange-hued Ohioan put the party back in Republican Party. Prepare for John Boehner, uncorked. Plus, our gallery of drinkers from FDR to Nixon. There’s a new Speaker coming to the House of Representatives, and unlike grandma Nancy […]