A DeSmog investigation has uncovered the identity of a land agent and the contract company he works with that allegedly offered to buy an Iowa farmer the services of two teenage sex workers in exchange for access to his land to build the controversial proposed Dakota Access pipeline.
As with all the other candidates who have officially thrown their hats in the ring, today we will take a serious look at Santorum and Pataki, and attempt to predict what their chances for victory could be.
Eighteen months away from the 2016 election, our national workforce and higher education policy arena already includes the campaign trail nearly as much as it does our nation's capital.
Dear God, if you are listening to Governor Jindal's prayers asking if he should run for president, please just say, "No." Louisiana cannot afford his ambitions anymore.
The issue in Iowa is not trade or no trade, as some apologists for Fast Track try to argue. The issue is what kind of ground rules do we want so that we can evaluate trade deals after 20 years of corporate trade agreements that mostly are meant to protect the investment profits of multinational corporations.
Jeb Bush, in case you haven't heard, spent the entire week coming up with a believable answer to one question After watching Bush twist in the wind this week, we can't help but wonder if the 2016 Republican nomination race is going to closely resemble the 2008 Democratic nomination fight.
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded.
When we lost you more than a decade ago, we mourned the fact that we would never get to know you. But these past few weeks have given us a glimpse of your personalities. You're endlessly generous. You're smart, fierce and strong.
I met a great lady last week. The Grandest of Grande Dames. Her name is Dorothy Cramer, "Cramer with a C," if you please. Dorothy is the docent at the New Madrid Historical Museum, but to me she is much more than that.
No matter what you think his chances of winning the nomination (or the presidency), Bernie Sanders is going to force everyone else to focus on the little guy.
The issues that emerge in American political campaigns leave many of my foreign contacts puzzled. Instead of thinking through big issues, we focus on the trivial. The female problems that bedeviled Gary Hart and Bill Clinton would barely raise an eyebrow outside of the states.
I will have much more to say about this topic in an upcoming column. For today, take note: Hillary Clinton's support for a national campaign against the corruption of big money in politics is a game-changer and an important moment in the 2016 campaign.
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Over the next months, they will hear her platform and policy initiatives and realize that she is the right person to be president. Hillary will run a campaign that will reach out across party lines in the same way she did when she was in the Senate.
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Wind is important to Iowa. The wind industry employs up to 4,000 Iowans, it powers over one million Iowa homes, and it benefits Iowa's economy. We can expect wind energy will be a central topic of Iowa's Ag Summit this weekend.