The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new “sharing” economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector of the tech industry. Continue reading
AUSTIN, Texas — One of two felony indictments against former Texas Gov. Rick Perry was tossed out Friday, giving the Republican presidential candidate a potentially huge legal victory in the face of flagging polling numbers for the 2016 race. Continue reading
Set it on fire. Put it in a blender. Toast it with some Bagel Bites.
These are just some of the ways Graham destroys a phone in a video by the conservative news website IJReview, created after presidential hopeful Donald Trump gave out Graham’s phone number at a kickoff event for his campaign in South Carolina on Tuesday. Continue reading
Former Sen. Rick Santorum, a Republican presidential candidate, sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss his track record on national security and why he opposes the Iran nuclear agreement, navigating a crowded field of GOP contenders, how he thinks America can address high child poverty, plus his take on Donald Trump and the issue of immigration reform. Continue reading
He is the grandson of coal miners and immigrants and a prodigy politician who won his first election at age 24 (state senate). John Kasich spent nearly two decades in Congress and won re-election as Ohio governor by a whopping 30 points last year. He helped write the country’s first balanced budget in decades (1997), wrote three New York Times bestsellers and once was kicked out of a Grateful Dead concert for trying to get on stage. Here is where John Kasich stands on 10 key issues. Continue reading
Ignoring her primary challengers, Hillary Rodham Clinton focused instead on the expanding field of Republican contenders as she and her fellow Democrats tried to impress influential party activists in Iowa. Continue reading
WASHINGTON — Even as the public remains closely divided about his presidency, Barack Obama is holding on to his support from the so-called “Obama coalition” of minorities, liberals and young Americans, an Associated Press-GfK poll shows, creating an incentive for the next Democratic presidential nominee to stick with him and his policies. Continue reading