Ben Carson’s appeal to voters in the Republican presidential primary is widely believed to be based on his status as a political outsider. Of course, being an outsider means you don’t have a lot of inside info on political stuff, like how to win wars, or even who to ask for help. Show More Summary
More from Trail Guide Nov. 24 Go inside the factory that makes Donald Trump's trucker hats Nov. 23 Donald Trump does well in poll with Americans who are 'angry' with the government Nov. 22 Donald Trump calls for waterboarding to combat Islamic State Nov. 20 Donald Trump criticized for saying he'd...
Business Insider recently released a ranking of the 50 most powerful people in the world — the men and women who command the most influence and authority right now. We looked at more than 100 of the top leaders in business, politics, entertainment, and tech. Show More Summary
When Brian Kennedy’s family business was first asked to make the now-famous Donald Trump trucker hats, he knew he would need to address his workers, many of whom are Latino and speak Spanish. “I said to them, ‘We’re not political. We’re here to work,’” Kennedy tells the Los Angeles Times from the...
Business Insider recently released its list of the 50 most powerful people in the world, and almost half hail from the United States. Between political leaders, billionaires, CEOs, and entertainers, the world's top superpower is chock-full of people who possess the potent combination of money and influence that enables them to help shape the world. Show More Summary
If politics were more like dating, would more young people participate? In the midst of the 2012 election, Hunter Scarborough, a recent college graduate, had a flash of inspiration: Why couldn't we remove some of the complexity of voting by creating a Tinder-like app that matches users with political candidates that share their ideology? Read Full Story
A Washington Post investigation reveals how Bill and Hillary Clinton have methodically cultivated donors over 40 years, from Little Rock to Washington and then across the globe. The grand total raised for all of their political campaigns and their family’s [...]
Ken Vogel, who muckrakes the world of the idle-rich weirdos who run our political system like none other, returns Wednesday with the latest inside dope on the famous Brothers Koch, last seen in these pages describing how they'd been "dragged... Show More Summary
Jeb Bush wants you to know that he’s different from all those political insiders. He’s just a guy whose father and brother happen to be two former presidents of the United States but, come on—that doesn’t mean anything. Read more...
PRISTINA (Reuters) - Opposition lawmakers in Kosovo fired tear gas and pepper spray in parliament on Tuesday and police clashed with rock-throwing protesters in a deepening political crisis over relations with former master Serbia.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, politicians should not create more fear and “feed that dark impulse inside of us,” Obama said.
Mobsters and public officials shared criminal traits, common agendas. When was the last time you read a book that pulls back the curtain to expose the dark ways America’s most notorious criminals, police agencies and political elites...Show More Summary
After a mass tragedy like Paris, there's an understandable impulse to withdraw from the world. We must resist it
Reporting from inside the spin room following Saturday’s Democratic presidential debate, CNN’s senior political correspondent Brianna Keilar minced no works in describing Hillary Clinton’s comments on 9/11 and her coming of age in the 1960's to two moments that “certainly didn’t go over well” with aides frantically working to “clean-up” after her.
The right's version of political correctness can be far more pernicious. Raucous protests at the University of Missouri, Ithaca College and Yale have highlighted the tension between students who desire a tolerant campus and the American value of free speech. Show More Summary
According to an online poll and Politico’s “political insiders,” Senator Marco Rubio won or tied Donald Trump as the winner of the Fox Business Network debate. But could he have done it without so much help from his pals at FBN? At Salon, Simon Maloy nails how the moderators assisted, if they didn’t actually plan for, Rubio’s skate through the debate: read more
THE AMERICANIZED NEGRO "IS" THE ESTABLISHMENT POWER IN CERTAIN PLACES INSIDE OF AMERICA, IS BEING ACTIVELY SCREWED OUT OF REALIZING THE BENEFITS OF HAVING INVESTED THEIR VALUABLES INTO SUPPORTING THE POLITICAL ESTABLISHMENT AND WORST...Show More Summary
The Insider’s Patrick Gannon has a column out on Bob Rucho, who recently announced that he won’t be seeking reelection next year. Gannon’s piece begins: If you pay attention to state politics, you’ve heard of Bob Rucho. The retired dentist and lightning rod from Matthews in Mecklenburg County has been at the center of many […]
Humans can be silly about not wanting to offend people, and one story from Facebook’s “Events” team illustrates this perfectly. Facebook is currently trying to revamp its Events feature, which had been in a holding pattern for quite some time, according to Wired. Show More Summary
Kevin Finnegan, the longtime political director of 1199 SEIU United Healthcare Workers East, is leaving the powerful health care union, and a search is underway to replace him. Finnegan plans to... To view the full story, click the title link.