Amy Klobuchar Focuses on America’s Heartland 2020 Elections
Amy Klobuchar Focuses on America’s Heartland
2019-06-11 20:07:02
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Amy Klobuchar State of Residence: Minnesota Campaign Website: https://amyklobuchar.com [caption id="attachment_9022" align="aligncenter" width="350"] In this Tuesday, April 16, 2019 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar speaks during a roundtable discussion on health care, in Miami. Former President Jimmy... Read More

Jay Inslee Is Running as “The Climate Guy” 2020 Elections
Jay Inslee Is Running as “The Climate Guy”
2019-06-11 20:04:41
by TWN Staff

Candidate: Jay Inslee State of Residence: Washington Campaign Website: https://www.jayinslee.com [caption id="attachment_9024" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Democratic presidential candidate and Governor of Washington Jay Inslee speaks about climate change at the Council on Foreign Relations, June 5, 2019 in New York City.... Read More

Presidential Hopeful John Hickenlooper Says Socialism Isn’t the Answer 2020 Elections
Presidential Hopeful John Hickenlooper Says Socialism Isn’t the Answer
2019-06-11 20:03:19
by TWN Staff

Candidate: John Hickenlooper State of Residence: Colorado Campaign Website: https://www.hickenlooper.com [caption id="attachment_9025" align="aligncenter" width="350"] Before his two terms as governor, Hickenlooper entered politics by running for mayor of Denver, the first time in his life he'd campaigned for any elected... Read More

America’s Broadband Mapping Crisis and How to Fix It Rural
America’s Broadband Mapping Crisis and How to Fix It
2019-06-11 19:37:53
by Sean Trambley

The Federal Communications Commission and Congress have long sought to map specific regions’ access to broadband services in order to help policymakers identify unserved areas. The Broadband Data Improvement Act of 2019, introduced last week in the House of Representatives... Read More

Being a Moderate in Congress Is Expensive Opinions
Being a Moderate in Congress Is Expensive
2019-06-11 19:15:40
by Anne Kim

Few jobs in politics might be tougher than to be a moderate member of Congress. Moderates typically hail from competitive districts, which means they enter office with targets on their backs from an opposition eager to wrest away their seats.... Read More

Florida Push to Ban Assault Weapons Hits Milestone Ahead of Pulse Shooting Anniversary Florida
Florida Push to Ban Assault Weapons Hits Milestone Ahead of Pulse Shooting Anniversary

A group pushing to ban assault weapons in Florida has hit a significant milestone in its effort to place a proposed constitutional amendment on the 2020 ballot. Ban Assault Weapons Now!, a bipartisan organization led in part by survivors of... Read More

Missouri’s Sole Abortion Provider Can Stay Open for Now, Judge Rules Health
Missouri’s Sole Abortion Provider Can Stay Open for Now, Judge Rules

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A St. Louis judge has ordered that Missouri’s sole outpatient abortion provider — the Planned Parenthood clinic in St. Louis — be allowed to keep its doors open for now. However, in his order granting a... Read More

US, Mexican Officials Give Different Accounts of Immigration Deal That Averted Tariffs Mexico
US, Mexican Officials Give Different Accounts of Immigration Deal That Averted Tariffs

WASHINGTON — U.S. and Mexican officials sought Monday to bat down criticism of the last-minute agreement they reached on immigration and tariffs, each playing to their domestic audiences with contrasting and, at times, inflated claims. Secretary of State Michael R.... Read More

House Democrats Reach Deal With DOJ to Get Some Mueller Evidence Congress
House Democrats Reach Deal With DOJ to Get Some Mueller Evidence

WASHINGTON — House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said the Justice Department has agreed to begin turning over some information the panel had subpoenaed related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “The department will share the first of these documents with... Read More

Watergate Figure John Dean Testifies About Mueller Report Congress
Watergate Figure John Dean Testifies About Mueller Report

WASHINGTON — Nearly five decades after he helped bring down President Richard Nixon in the Watergate scandal, former White House counsel John Dean returned to a congressional hearing room Monday to try to reprise the role. Testifying before the House... Read More

Utilities in Fire-Weary California Strategize for the Long, Hot Summer Utilities
Utilities in Fire-Weary California Strategize for the Long, Hot Summer

With temperatures soaring and strong winds blowing through forests across Northern California over the weekend, rural areas in the Sierra Nevada foothills plunged into darkness after Pacific Gas & Electric Co. shut off high-voltage transmission lines to avoid sparking wildfires.... Read More

Trade Impasse for World Economy Sees Central Banks Prime Engines Trade
Trade Impasse for World Economy Sees Central Banks Prime Engines

HONG KONG — As central banks show increasing alarm about the world economy and a willingness to increase stimulus, finance ministers from the Group of 20 nations made little progress in curing the main threat of deepening trade tensions. Talks... Read More

Straight From The Well
scroll top