Clintons stump across state to 'get out out the caucus' “First thing I gotta say, I'm a basketball fanatic, and Gonzaga has been amazing,” Mr. Clinton opened, warming up the crowd in Spokane before turning to the political ... Her talk is expected to focus on trade and Export-Import bank, a key area where ... 03/21/2016 - 4:27 pm | View Link
With no GOP presidential straw poll, Colorado caucus a “gauntlet” “Turning folks out to precinct caucuses is a gauntlet from ... if it’s still a contested race. The presidential campaigns will do all they can to get their supporters into those slots — 19 are needed to claim a majority victory. 02/24/2016 - 11:00 am | View Link
Political Experts: Iowa Caucus Results Have Big Impact on SC Primary NATIONWIDE -- The first test of the 2016 presidential race is over, and now the candidates are turning their focus to the upcoming primaries ... more important for both Democratic and Republican campaigns. "It's going to be fascinating on both sides ... 02/2/2016 - 4:05 am | View Link
Romney Fights for First-Place Showing in Iowa Caucuses Preparing for a potentially longer fight, Mr. Romney’s strategists in Boston were increasingly turning their focus on New Hampshire ... social conservatives “terribly split here.” Most campaigns were in agreement that a win by Mr. Romney would ... 01/1/2012 - 2:32 pm | View Link
The Des Moines Register’s GOP caucus endorsement: Mitt Romney is best to lead He has solid credentials in a career that includes running and starting successful businesses, turning around the 2002 Winter Olympics ... That allows us to take full measure of candidates as their campaigns unfold, the same way other Iowans do. 12/16/2011 - 11:00 am | View Link
How Iowa Caucus Works » 2016 Iowa Caucus Presidential ... I am watching a TV news item about the pollution in Iowa caused by the massive hog industry. How can this issue be placed on the Iowa caucus agenda and get the ... 09/28/2016 - 9:05 am | View Website
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LIVE RESULTS: Nevada Republican Caucus Welcome to our Nevada Republican Caucus live feed. Caucuses end by midnight EST. We’ll report results as we have them. Depending on your time zone, you might want to ... 09/27/2016 - 1:38 pm | View Website
Politics Stephen Crowley/The New York Times. Al Gore and George W. Bush at the first presidential debate in 2000, moderated by Jim Lehrer. 09/27/2016 - 2:04 am | View Website
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Donald Trump insisted Saturday that he won the first presidential debate before again blaming his microphone for his widely panned performance. Trump tweeted: "I won the debate if you decide without watching the totally one-sided "spin" that followed. This despite the really bad microphone."Following the debate, Trump complained about his mic being "defective" and suggested that it could be on purpose, adding to his campaign-trail narrative that the election could be "rigged." On Friday, the Commission of Presidential Debates said Trump's microphone had audio issues during the debate.
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It's not often you hear a scientist praise the virtues of failure, but this week's guest on the Inquiring Minds podcast is no ordinary scientist.
Stuart Firestein, who previously wrote a book about the value of ignorance, tells host Indre Viskontas that "science is really about the stuff we don't know." The professor and former chair of the Department of Biological Sciences at Columbia University explains that failure is often what leads to new discoveries.
To illustrate his point, Firestein describes the discovery of two new planets.
In 2015, it was called the future of live political coverage. On Friday, Meerkat firmly became its past. The livestreaming app widely praised by many politicos and publications, including this one, has been officially dropped from Apple's app store, according to Ben Rubin, co-founder of Life On Air, the company behind Meerkat.