On the evening of June 29, Amedeo Scognamiglio, a jewelry designer on the Isle of Capri, met friends for drinks at the elegant Grand Hotel Quisisana. Around midnight, Scognamiglio says, “I noticed some familiar American faces.”
The Democratic Party’s national committees outraised their Republican counterparts last year and are entering the 2014 U.S. elections with more money in the bank and President Barack Obama in his sixth year in office.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s re-election campaign and the state Republican Committee received a U.S. subpoena seeking documents related to the September lane closings at the George Washington Bridge, a lawyer said.
Tea Party leaders and Republican activists renewed their attacks on political strategist Karl Rove today, seeking to dissuade donors from backing his effort to help candidates he views as electable win Republican primaries.
Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to President Barack Obama, said at a Bloomberg breakfast in Charlotte, North Carolina that the president would work with the business community to overhaul the tax code in a second term, as Democrats today kick off their national convention that aims to propel his re-election bid.