As New Hampshire governor Maggie Hassan persists with her will-she-or-won’t-she consideration of a potential U.S. Senate run, she continues to be checked out of her day job. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON – American Crossroads President and CEO Steven Law today issued the following statement following House Speaker John Boehner’s retirement announcement:
“John Boehner has been the most gracious and selfless Speaker of the House in my political lifetime. He has always shown such a great sense of humor and style, matched with a common decency rooted in his humble Ohio beginnings. As Joni Mitchell sings, ‘You don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone.’ As John Boehner exits the public stage, we will feel the loss of this steady, seasoned, and decent statesman.”
This weekend, the Clinton Foundation will hold its 2015 CGI Annual Meeting. America Rising decided to compile this list of things we’ve learned about the Clinton Foundation since its last CGI meeting: [Read more…]
A new CNN/WMUR Granite State Poll out this morning becomes the 7th survey in a row to show Hillary Clinton with badly damaged prospects in the first-in-the-nation primary state, losing badly to Bernie Sanders – with or without Joe Biden in the race: [Read more…]
Adding to the chorus of experts pointing out the security risk of Clinton’s private server today, NSA Director Mike Rogers told the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence that a foreign official using a private email server “represents opportunity”: [Read more…]
Today, Caterpillar, the largest employer in Illinois’ 17th District, announced it plans to lay off over 10,000 workers. The manufacturing company employs over 3,200 workers in its Peoria headquarters.
In the 2012 election, then-Congressional candidate Cheri Bustos promised to help manufacturing, using nice rhetoric that she would develop the district into “manufacturing triangle.” But Caterpillar CEO Doug Oberhelman criticized Bustos’ trade rhetoric as an “absolute abomination.”
Now, it’s clear that Bustos’ manufacturing talk was just empty rhetoric, and her actual votes have only helped contribute to the terrible news about Caterpillar’s layoffs.