US Sen. Bernie Sanders visits North Carolina with 2016 on his mind Sanders is not considered a serious contender for the Democratic nomination but his potential candidacy could serve to disrupt a potential bid by former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, as he pushes progressive issues that would move the party to the id ... 08/27/2014 - 3:22 am | View Link
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska But he opposed Democratic pushes for expanded gun sale background checks and his ... He stood behind an ad touting his bipartisan work with Murkowski, despite her demands that he take it down. Norma Wadsworth, a Begich volunteer within the Hispanic ... 08/19/2014 - 11:55 pm | View Link
Embattled Sen. Begich's secret weapon: Alaska But he opposed Democratic pushes for expanded gun sale background checks and his ... He stood behind an ad touting his bipartisan work with Murkowski, despite her demands that he take it down. Norma Wadsworth, a Begich volunteer within the Hispanic ... 08/19/2014 - 8:35 pm | View Link
Sen. Warner shares voices of furloughed Virginians on Senate floor “I come to the floor today to try to provide real world examples of the damaging impacts caused by our inability to do our jobs,” Sen. Warner told his colleagues ... In 2010, he co-founded the bipartisan Gang of Six, which worked for two years ... 08/15/2014 - 10:59 am | View Link
Sen. Dan Patrick Misses Lt. Gov. Debate Due To Family Illness "I have proved that I can help grow our economy and make it attractive for people to create jobs in good times and in bad and I want to keep Texas number one," Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said. But without hearing what Senator Dan Patrick had to say many of ... 05/12/2014 - 11:48 am | View Link
U.S. Senator Amy Klobuchar In an editorial, the Star Tribune explains why Senator Klobuchar's bipartisan bill to help more states have access to federal funds to combat distracted driving ... 08/30/2014 - 3:21 am | View Website
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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is heading to Mexico on Wednesday, officially on a trade mission for his state. But he also is a potential 2016 presidential candidate, with a lot of swagger but little foreign policy experience.
CREDIT: Shutterstock Industrial espionage, punitive tariffs and trade wars — as the New York Times reported on Monday, they’re just the latest in the ongoing dispute between solar manufacturers in the U. S. and China. SolarWorld Americas — the largest solar panel manufacturer in the U. S. — first brought its case to the Commerce Department in 2011, arguing that subsidies provided by the Chinese government were allowing manufacturers there to sell solar panels at unfairly low costs, threatening the finances of manufacturers in America.
NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen speaks during a media conference at NATO headquarters in Brussels CREDIT: AP Photo/Olivier Matthys It’s been a busy summer in Europe’s capitals. As President Obama prepares to leave the U. S. to join them on Tuesday, the leaders of the member countries of NATO find themselves forced to confront a question that has plagued them since the fall of the Soviet Union: where exactly do the alliance’s priorities lie?
Michigan Senate candidate Gary Peters wants voters — and elected officials — to know one thing: you can’t talk about climate change without talking about jobs. “I think from an economic development standpoint it actually presents some great opportunities for us in Michigan with job creation, and moving toward sustainable energy and renewable energy,” Peters said.
It seems that ISIS is trying to bait the United States into war.
A new video attributed to the Islamic State terrorist organization purports to show the beheading of U. S. journalist Steven Sotloff, marking the second such execution in recent weeks by a group that controls parts of Iraq and Syria and has threatened to kill other captives.
The video shows a bound Sotloff being held at knifepoint by a black-clad militant against a desert backdrop that appears similar to the one shown in a video released last month depicting the beheading of American journalistJames Foley.