Hyder Consulting Plc, the U.K. company that helped engineer Dubai’s twin Emirates Towers, rose to the highest in almost six years after it won a National Grid Plc framework contract for environmental consulting services.
Texting by a pilot before and during a 2011 medical-helicopter flight in Missouri contributed to its crash, the first time such distractions have been implicated in a fatal commercial-aviation accident, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board found.
U.S. Representative Kevin McCarthy of California, chief recruiter of candidates in the campaign to retake the U.S. House, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt” airing this weekend that his party will win the chamber next week and could gain as many as 59 seats.
Does President Barack Obama have the next, and final, debate in the bag? Politico’s Mike Allen said yesterday that the town-hall debate at Hofstra University on Oct. 16 represented “Governor Romney’s last, best chance, because the next debate is foreign policy, where President Obama is strong.”
Politico's Mike Allen, journalist Evan Thomas and Random House executive editor Jon Meacham discuss their new e-book, "Inside the Circus," about the 2012 Republican presidential primary season. TONIGHT on Charlie Rose @ 7p & 10p ET. (Source: Bloomberg)
U.S. Senator Robert Menendez of New Jersey, leader of the Democratic Senate campaign, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that his party will do better than expected in the Nov. 2 elections.
Is the Citizens United ruling politically irrelevant? After all, the Supreme Court decision, along with related lower-court rulings on campaign finance, is in full effect in this election. Yet President Barack Obama and Republican nominee Mitt Romney are essentially neck-and-neck in the money race, each having raised roughly a cool billion.
Six days ago, the Rick Santorum boom was still a glint in Mike Allen’s eye. In a Des Moines Register poll published the weekend before the Iowa caucuses, 41 percent of respondents said they weren’t sure whom they were going to support.
Mike Allen of Politico reported today that the publication date of "An American Son," the autobiography of Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, has been moved up from October, just before the general election, to June 19.