Lawmakers attending the Cleveland Republican National Convention where Donald Trump formally clinched the presidential nomination were able to ruminate about what they had done in a luxurious hideaway reportedly funded in part by Microsoft, Comcast, AT&T, Chevron, the Koch family, and Big Pharma. Image: Master Plan Design and Joe Mineo Creative The Center for Public […]
MOSCOW – Ksenia Sobchak – the socialite, journalist, former opposition figure and daughter of Vladimir Putin’s political mentor – announced her candidacy for president Wednesday, courting a protest vote in a presidential bid that appeared to get official approval from the Kremlin. In a campaign statement in the Russian daily Vedomosti that barely mentioned Putin […]
Rachel Maddow's MSNBC show has now beaten Fox News's The O'Reilly Factor for three straight weeks with younger viewers age 25-54.
Senators reflect on both how much things have changed for women in politics, and how much they haven't
Long before “fair and balanced” became a battle cry and the proliferation of websites spanning the political spectrum, there was The Washington … Source
Last month, the Supreme Court’s agreed to review Janus v. American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees, Council 31 (Cato filed a brief in support of the plaintiffs). The case is a First Amendment challenge to the “agency fees” that must be paid to a public-sector union by non-members. As a matter of existing […]
Until Donald Trump’s election one year ago, less than eight students at Yeshiva University would attend the events organized by the school’s Democrats club. Little did they know that just a couple of months after November 8, the club would grow significantly, reaching its peak of 50 active members this year. Matthew Haller, 21, and […]
Kellyanne Conway is one hell of a woman and an incredible campaign manager. When she speaks, the world listens because she doles out truth bombs better than anyone in politics right now. And when Meryl Streep went on an anti-Trump temper tantrum last night, Kellyanne responded. It's brutal.
“He is acutely aware that when he consumes political oxygen, it can stifle the attention that should be on current and emerging leaders in the party.”. Source
Amazon gives $350K to group supporting Jenny Durkan for Seattle mayor, its biggest local political contribution ever – GeekWire
Jenny Durkan and Cary Moon are the remaining candidates for Seattle mayor. (GeekWire Photos / Monica Nickelsburg) Amazon, and a cadre of Seattle area tech and business heavyweights, are key contributors to a political organization supporting Seattle mayoral candidate Jenny Durkan. Analysis by The Stranger and technologist Jeff Reifman, confirmed by GeekWire, shows that Amazon […]