Unilever, the world’s second- biggest consumer-products maker, plans to open a manufacturing plant in Ethiopia during the next year in a bid to emulate its expansion into Vietnam, a company official said.
Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, who hasn’t shied away from angering the more traditional wing of his Republican Party, drew another rebuke from a political veteran: Bob Dole, a former Senate leader and presidential contender.
Texas Governor Rick Perry, a possible 2016 Republican presidential candidate, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that he views Edward Snowden as “more a criminal” than a whistle blower for leaking classified documents on the U.S. National Security Agency’s spying program.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie challenged his fellow Republicans to put forward more policy positions to solve the nation’s ills as he courted a constituency crucial to a potential presidential bid.
U.S. Senator John Cornyn, the chamber’s No. 2 Republican, won nomination for another term yesterday as he garnered more than 50 percent of the Texas primary vote to avoid a runoff with a Tea Party challenger.
U.S. agents probing deliberate traffic jams at the George Washington Bridge called New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s former campaign chief, William Stepien, and interviewed his landlord, according to a lawyer.
Representative John Dingell Jr. said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that the partisan political climate in the U.S. House of Representatives that he’s dubbed “obnoxious” is probably here to stay.