Rep. Shuler and H. R. 1148

On Nov. 13, 60 Minutes reported on a “special privilege” members of Congress enjoy: the ability to buy or sell stocks, bond and other securities based on insider information gained while performing their professional duties. You and I could go to jail — like Martha Stewart — if we acted on insider information for our […]

Support Cecil!

Cecil Bothwell is running for U.S. Congress in Western Northern Carolina. He is looking to unseat the conservative pro-corporate Blue Dog Democrat Heath Shuler in the next Democratic Party primary to be held on May 8, 2012. This is a rare opportunity for the people of Western North Carolina to elect an honest and forward-thinking […]