Markham Erickson – The Man Fighting for the Internet’s Freedom

CQ Press First Street

Wednesday’s Internet “blackout” by many leading Internet companies — including Google, Wikipedia, and Wired.com, among others — brought widespread public attention to online piracy legislation being considered on Capitol Hill and

Member Analysis for Sheila Jackson Lee

CQ Press First Street

Sheila Jackson is one of the House’s more liberal Democrats who routinely seeks the spotlight, making her a relatively well-known House member beyond the borders of her Texas district. Critics tend to label her as abrasive, particularly

Member Analysis for William Keating

CQ Press First Street

William Keating of Massachusetts is a progressive in a similar mold to that of other Democratic lawmakers in a state where longtime senator Edward M. Kennedy once reigned. His political career prior to Capitol Hill focused heavily on protecting natural resources

Member Analysis for Ed Whitfield

CQ Press First Street

Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., fights vigorously for the coal, tobacco, and manufacturing interests back home, pushing for free trade, opposing tax increases, and setting limits on government intrusion into the marketplace. But partisanship