Sunday, June 26, 2016
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In the fall of 2013, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo pledged $225 million in funding for a new solar panel manufacturing facility in Buffalo. At the time, clean energy companies Soraa and Silveo anchored the project, which was expected...
Senate Bill 873. Politicians say it all the time: That they believe education is the most important thing to a community and the advancement of individuals. Then there comes the reality of policy.  In one of the craftiest ways...
From calling Donald Trump a "con man" to flip flopping to support him. In February 2016 Rubio said: “We saw a report in one of the newspapers that Donald, you’ve hired a significant number of people from other countries to take...
After a few protesters attempted to jump over a security barricade outside a Donald Trump rally in San Diego, a clash with police occurred.  Trump was speaking at a rally at the San Diego Convention Center.  Though Trump is expected...
Republicans in the House are making plans to roll out a new six point agenda in June. In a meeting with reporters this week, House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) declared that the new agenda will be focused on policy...
Cassandra Butts, who was a law school classmate of President Obama and the White House Deputy Counsel, died suddenly this week in Washington, DC.  Her death has been a shock to many. Butts was 50.   "Teresa and I want...
In what may be first clue that Republicans are realizing they will lose control of the U.S. Senate, current Senator and failed presidential candidate Marco Rubio is being pressured to run for the Senate in Florida again. The filing...
Sen. Bernie Sanders has named two of his supporters, Dr. Cornell West and Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.), to be on the Democratic National Committee's platform committee. That should make for an interesting and exciting time for all. Clearly Sanders has won...
A long time advocate of greater diversity and inclusion for people of color and members of underrepresented communities, Congresswoman Yvette Clarke (D-NY) today launched a congressional Multicultural Media Caucus to evaluate and address the issues facing small, diverse, and independent...
Buzzfeed legal editor Chris Geidner asks President Obama "why didn't you take the opportunity" to nominate someone other than "another straight white male" for the "U.S. Supreme Court? President Obama appears to have slight amnesia during the front part of...