Author Archive: Charles Case
Charles Case is a freelance writer and political journalist. He has contributed to The Hill among a variety of publications.
In the virtual streets of war scarred cities, players of the sensationally popular Call of Duty video games clock billions of hours chasing down terrorists and obliterating zombies. To Activision, the maker of Call of Duty, a new face has been added to this roll call of menaces: an old man from West Virginia. He’s […]
If it is true, like the old song says, that you’re nobody until somebody lobbies for you, then the “bitcoin” just got real. Traders, investors and “miners” with interests in the much buzzed about crypto-currency, responding to a welter of controversies, have launched the coin’s first lobbying trade group, the Bitcoin Foundation, to run interference […]
Cancer patients and their advocates continue to applaud nationwide changes in health care rules that have dramatically cut the cost of the pill form of chemotherapy. In twenty-three states, from Utah to the Carolinas, lawmakers have moved to force insurers to bring down the expense of this increasingly popular form of treatment. But this intervention […]
Reaching out to politicians, small brewery owners recently staged a political pub crawl on Capitol Hill in support of the Small BREW Act (HR 494), hitting 330 Congressional offices to rally for legislation that would slash Federal excise taxes on the beer produced by small “craft” brewers. But opposition from large breweries is equally real, […]