Some of the top digital, fundraising and analytics companies on both sides of the U.S. political divide have tried to parlay their campaign skills into for-profit enterprises, but finding the right business model isn’t easy.
The Clinton campaign has responded to the devastating State Department report on her email practices, and the response a doozy (although a predictable one). The basic gist of the response is that the report validates her email practices...Show More Summary
Bill Maurer reviews my book and Jane Mayer’s book for The Federalist Society: Nonetheless, Mayer’s Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Radical Right and Hasen’s Plutocrats United: Campaign Money, the Supreme Court, and the Distortion of … Continue reading ?
Imprisoned physicist Omid Kokabee has been granted a two-week medical furlough upon payment of five billion rials ($164,000 USD) bail, an informed source told the International Campaign for Human Rights in Iran. On Wednesday (May 25, 2016) Kokabee was transferred from the hospital to his family home in Tehran where he will be continuing to […]
The decision by Listowel Writers’ Week Festival, an internationally acclaimed literary festival in the Irish heritage town of Listowel County Kerry, to refuse funding from the Israeli Embassy in Ireland has been welcomed by artists,Show More Summary
YouGov online poll: Remain 41 / Leave 41 ICM online poll: Remain 45 / Leave 45 Online surveys continue to tell a totally different story about how the vote will turn out Two more online polls said that the EU referendum race is neck-and-neck. This...Show More Summary
When the election campaign first kicked off, I suggested Labor’s task to win the election was Himalayan. Labor needs a net gain of 19 seats with a uniform swing of four per cent to form government in its own right. Now some two and a...Show More Summary
Marvel fans have started an online hashtag campaign for “#GiveCaptainAmericaABoyfriend” in a similar vein to the Frozen campaign, #GiveElsaAGirlfriend. Some fans are pointing out that it would be a positive step in the right direction for the LGBTQ community. Other fans want to see Chris Evans‘ Captain America get together with his BFF Bucky (played [...]
In an interview, former President Jimmy Carter called Donald Trump’s campaign comments about Muslims and Mexicans "a violation of basic human rights.”
DEMOCRATS WORRY: What If Bernie Is Right About Hillary? “The most ominous sign for the Democrats is that at the moment when they should be beginning, in earnest, to run a general election campaign, there is already a lively debate, not exactly about who to nominate, but over who to blame if Ms. Clinton loses […]
It’s always a good month for gaming when a classic franchise assumes the spotlight for the right reasons. DOOM’s campaign was an excellent return to form for the iconic shooter, something that put a smile on the nostalgic within me. And as it turns out, it might not be the only iconic FPS to get modern touch. More »
Between a missing commuter jet, shots fired near the White House, and the inexhaustible stink of campaign shenanigans left and right, it would be easy to miss a critical debate affecting everything from NASA to national security. But that is exactly what is unfolding in Washington. Show More Summary
A month ago, Virgina governor Terry McAuliffe signed a controversial order into law which restored voting rights to more than 200,000 convicted felons in Virginia. At the time we noted McAuliffe's close relationship with Hillary, and opposition comments that his action "doesn't speak of mercy. Show More Summary
Donald Trump. "I believe that a large percentage of his [Sanders'] people vote for Trump. You watch," Trump told cheering supporters Thursday at a campaign event in Lawrenceville, N.J. "The one thing he's right on is trade." In reality, we’re more unified now than we were in 2008. Show More Summary
A left-wing candidate supported by virtually the entire political establishment has narrowly defeated a far-right populist in Austria’s presidential election after a campaign that splintered the country and caused turbulence across Europe. After absentee ballots were counted Monday, Alexander...
“I think Senator Sanders has every right to finish off his campaign however he chooses.” — Hillary Clinton, in an interview on Meet the Press.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton declined to take the bait when asked if Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is helping presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump by continuing his campaign. “Senator Sanders has every right to finish...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton says persistent rival Bernie Sanders "has every right to finish off his campaign however he chooses." [...] she says she wants to focus on presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump because his is not "a normal candidacy."
Neoconservatives are furious that their efforts to trick the country into another unnecessary war in the Middle East failed. They spent tens of millions of dollars in an orchestrated campaign to kill diplomacy with Iran. They lost. The nuclear agreement with Iran is in place and working. Show More Summary