August 2015 Archive

In East Hampton, Bill joins Hillary at fundraiser

<p>Bill Clinton provided a brief warm-up act to Hillary Clinton on Sunday evening: The former president schmoozed with donors at an East Hampton fundraiser, where ...

Warren Buffett vs. the greens

<p>LAS VEGAS — Another billionaire is angering environmentalists these days: Democratic hero Warren Buffett.</p><p>For Democrats, the world’s third-richest person is a champion who has advocated ...

Top Jeb fundraisers leave campaign amid troubling signs

<p>Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his ...

The Rapper Who Loves Bernie Sanders

<p>Brandon McCartney, the rapper better known as Lil B or “The Based God,” is perhaps hip-hop’s biggest puzzle. His scattered oeuvre features thousands of offbeat ...

Merkley backs Iran nuclear deal

<p>Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley on Sunday announced his support for the Iran nuclear deal, becoming the 31st Democratic senator to back President Barack Obama on ...

Alaskans concerned Obama visit a ploy highlight green legacy

President Obama on Monday will begin a three-day trip to Alaska to hike on a glacier and call attention to climate change, amid concern from ...

INSIDE THE BELTWAY: Alaskans leery of Obama's green agenda

When President Obama takes off for the great state of Alaska on Monday for a three-day visit, he’ll have an extra passenger aboard Air Force ...

Marvin Mandel, former Maryland governor, has died

ANNAPOLIS — Marvin Mandel, a former Maryland governor whose 26-year career in state government ended with his 1977 conviction on political corruption charges, has died. ...

Bernie Sanders' voter base is growing but narrow

Sen. Bernard Sanders has become a force in the Democratic presidential race this year with a base of supporters who would look at home on ...

Obama to rename Mount McKinley as Denali in Alaska trip

President Obama plans to rename Alaska’s Mount McKinley, the tallest peak in North America, as Denali to show the federal government’s harmony with the state’s ...

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