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Study Finds Global Warming Has Made California's Drought Worse

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

Global warming is worsening the effects of California's historic drought, according to a study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters t...

Jeb Bush Calls For Greater Enforcement For 'Anchor Babies'

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

Jeb Bush said while he supports granting birthright citizenship to the children of immigrants, the policy needs "greater enforcement" to prevent "abus...

Steph Curry Exposes Obama As The Trash Talker He Truly Is

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.19.2015 | Politics

2015 has been a big year for Stephen Curry. He was named the NBA's Most Valuable Player, led the Golden State Warriors to their first championship in ...

An Exclusive Interview With Anthony Magnetti, Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

George Sifakis | Posted 08.19.2015 | Business
George Sifakis

Sunovion leads the way in advocacy and cross-sector collaborations focused on driving innovation and improvements in health care. During the intervie...

Chelsea Manning Loses Prison Privileges For 21 Days Over Expired Toothpaste

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

Chelsea Manning was barred from using the prison gym, library or outdoor areas for three weeks after she was found guilty Tuesday of violating prison ...

California's Drought Will Cost The State $2.74 Billion This Year, Report Finds

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California's ongoing drought will cost the economy in the most populous U.S. state an estimated $2.74 billion in 2015 a...

California Lawmakers Reintroduce Right-To-Die Bill

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

By Sharon Bernstein SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) - California lawmakers on Tuesday reintroduced a bill to legalize assisted suicide that had stalled a...

Hillary Clinton Breaks With Obama Over Arctic Drilling

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.18.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has agreed with the vast majority of President Barack Obama's policies, but in a Tweet...

Behind The Movement To Repeal California's Worst Law

Capital & Main | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

This story originally appeared in Capital & Main. Sign up for email alerts from Capital & Main.Vivian Thorp was 28 years old when she ripped a ligamen...

Bob Woodward Says Clinton Emails Remind Him Of The Nixon Tapes

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.17.2015 | Politics

Bob Woodward, the Washington Post reporter who famously helped break the news of the Watergate scandal, said Hillary Clinton's private email server re...

The Clinton Campaign Didn't Learn from History: Underestimating Barack, Underestimating Bernie

Michael Shammas | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics
Michael Shammas

Bernie seems to be an alternative to the politics of Clinton. That makes him a threat to the "billionaire" class he is wont to criticize, to Super PACs fueled by Citizens United, and to establishment politicians like Hillary Clinton. Hillary Clinton ignores Bernie Sanders at her own peril.

John Kerry Raises U.S. Flag At American Embassy In Cuba

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.14.2015 | Politics

HAVANA, Aug 14 (Reuters) - Watched over by U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, U.S. Marines raised the American flag at the embassy in Cuba for the fi...

Confessions of an SAI Superfan & Recent Lessons From Kenya+

Dana Wilkins | Posted 08.12.2015 | World
Dana Wilkins

Everyone has their "thing". That nerdy interest--bordering on obsession--that they get a little short of breath talking about and love tucking into in their spare time. Some people have Arsenal, or Assassin's Creed, or underwater photography. For the last 5 years, I've had Supreme Audit Institutions (SAIs).

Hillary Clinton Hands Over Private Email Server To FBI

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.12.2015 | Politics

NEW YORK, Aug 11 (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's lawyer has given the Federal Bureau of Investigation Clinton's privat...

Hillary Clinton Goes After Scott Walker On Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.11.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton highlighted the education record of Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) at a town hall in ...

This Pastor May Run For The Senate -- And Help Turn Georgia Blue

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.10.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rev. Raphael Warnock has been arrested while advocating for Medicaid expansion and inspired black parishioners to go to the polls during...

Obama Calls Out GOP For Backing Voting Rights In Theory, But Not In Practice

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- At a White House event to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, President Barack Obama criticized Republican-backed...

Russia Reportedly Hacked Pentagon Email System

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.06.2015 | Politics

U.S. officials say a recent attack on an unclassified Pentagon email server that has caused the system to shut down for nearly two weeks was carried o...

GOP Celebrates Advancement Of Voting Rights They've Undermined

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.07.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On the 50th anniversary of the landmark Voting Rights Act, Republicans suggested that the party supports the exact types of voting acces...

Buckley vs. Vidal in Best of Enemies

Brad Schreiber | Posted 08.04.2015 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

I've been saying its like a forest fire of redwoods. If the redwoods were burning, that's them (Buckley and Vidal). And what networks took away was the flame. And that it's devolved into flash paper. Not even any ash. No content, just the explosion.

With 2020 In Mind, Democrats Are Starting To Focus On Governors' Races

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 08.04.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Democratic Governors Association launched a new initiative Tuesday to target states where governors play a role in how congressional...

Can Biden Raise Enough Money To Be A Contender?

Center for Public Integrity | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.03.2015 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. If Vice Pres...

Jerry Brown Declares State Of Emergency As California Wildfires Rage

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.01.2015 | Politics

California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) has declared a state of emergency as wildfires blaze in 15 counties across the Golden State, one of which killed a res...

Judge Blocks Anti-Abortion Group From Releasing More Planned Parenthood Videos

Reuters | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

July 31 (Reuters) - An anti-abortion group that released videos purporting to show Planned Parenthood staff discussing the illegal sale of aborted fet...

Hillary Clinton Releases Tax Returns Going Back To 2007

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 07.31.2015 | Politics

Hillary and Bill Clinton earned roughly $141 million and paid nearly $44 million in federal income taxes from 2007 to 2014, according to tax returns r...