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Apr 13 2015
When the former senator, secretary of state and first lady announced for president on Sunday she smiled into the camera and said, "I'm Hillary Clinton."
Those who were hoping for a return of Hillary's family name, "Rodham," as part of her public identity might have felt some disappointment. For many of her admirers, Hillary Rodham Clinton was the embodiment of aspiration for a woman inNPR (Online News)
May 03 2013
Consider it an after-party, victory lap, pep rally, and huddle, rolled into one rollicking shindig. Its the National Rifle Associations annual convention, held this weekend in Houston, and the timing Ã¢â‚¬â€œ after the gun bills defeat in the Senate almost three weeks ago Ã¢â‚¬â€œ couldnt be better for the gun rights group.Christian Science Monitor
Jun 10 2014
An outside group attacking Kentucky Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes is off base with its claim that she has been “silent” as “Obama attacked coal.” Grimes, a Democrat, has been vocal throughout her campaign about her opposition to Obama administration regulations on the coal industry, and recently took out a radio ad blasting new coal regulations as “pie in the sky.”FactCheck.org
Oct 30 2014
Founders of political wagering site Intrade are back with a new forum for electoral prognosticating, minus one big thing: the wagering.
Pivit, a web and mobile application, is launching prediction markets this week for the midterm U.S. elections.
The app is the product of Binary Event Network Inc., a company founded by Gregory DePetris and John McNamara, who created the firstWall Street Journal (News)
Dec 31 2012
Senate leaders on Sunday failed to produce a fiscal deal with just hours to go before large tax increases and spending cuts were to begin taking effect on New Years Day, despite a round of volatile negotiations over the weekend and an attempt by Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. to intervene.New York Times (News)
Dec 31 2012
With only hours left Monday to avert what economists predict will be a one-two punch to the U.S. economy, Senate Democrats and Republicans were trying to negotiate a last-minute deal aimed at heading off a year-end combination of spending cuts and tax increases that could trigger a new recession.CNN (Online News)
May 19 2016
Big promises are to be expected from presidential candidates, but reality often intrudes. The elder George Bush broke the “no new taxes” pledge that helped lead to his election. And Barack Obama’s administration has yet to live up to his prediction that his nomination would go down in history as the moment “when the rise of the oceans began to slow and our planet began to heal.”New York Times (News)
Dec 29 2016
U.S. contribution to NATO common funded budget: $685 million. Cost of U.S. Nimitz Class aircraft carrier: $8.5 billion. Unprecedented peace and prosperity in Europe and Asia: Priceless. For a man who assesses everything in terms of dollar signs, it’s no surprise President-elect Donald Trump sees global alliances as just another form of deal-making. One of the few consistent themes in Trump’sDaily Beast
Aug 30 2014
Rand Paul continued his assault on Hillary Clinton and trumpeted the potential of his own brand of libertarian-infused Republicanism in a Friday afternoon speech to several thousand small-government and tea party activists. The annual summit of the Americans for Prosperity proved predictably fertile turf for the Kentucky senator, who grew raucous cheers by repeatedly lambasting the federalPolitico
Apr 15 2019
Big money, small donors, and burn rates: what to watch for in 2020 campaigns’ new fundraising reports
Bernie Sanders is leading the pack. Here’s how to read the FEC filing tea leaves.
Raising money used to be a behind-the-scenes part of politics. Now how much campaigns raise — and from whom — is a big part of the political message.
This week, each 2020 campaign’s financial filings with the Federal Election Commission, the regulatory agency that enforces campaign finance laws,Vox