Wealthy Democratic environmentalists are considering withholding support for a 2016 Hillary Clinton presidential bid unless she reassures them about their top priority: Killing the Keystone XL pipeline.
Billionaire retired investor Tom Steyer has pledged to spend at least $50 million of his fortune making climate change an election issue this year and is trying to entice other wealthy donors to put up another $50 million.
Virginia’s ban on gay marriage was ruled unconstitutional by a federal judge who said it violated the equal-protection rights of the state’s residents including couples married legally in other states.
Photographers and tourists swarmed former President Bill Clinton as he admired a Day-Glo orange electric car, barely bigger than a golf cart, parked in Times Square. As cameras flashed, best pal Terry McAuliffe gave Clinton a personal tour of his latest project, proudly describing the tiny car’s features as if it were a new baby.
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that he expects House Republicans to avoid repeating a standoff this year over the federal debt limit because it was too politically damaging last time.
Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour predicted House Republicans this year would avoid repeating a standoff over the federal debt limit because it was too politically damaging last time.
Dragged down by the flawed rollout of his health care expansion and revelations about the National Security Agency’s spy programs, President Barack Obama is looking for a rebound on the campaign trail.
Tom Davis, a Republican consultant and former Virginia congressman, said in an interview on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt,” airing this weekend, that controversies surrounding New Jersey Governor Chris Christie have hurt the Republican’s possible presidential aspirations at a time when he already is viewed skeptically by the party’s base.
Virginia’s ban on gay marriages is an unconstitutional wall built around same-sex couples and must be struck down, said Ted Olson, a former solicitor general for President George W. Bush who helped trigger a national wave of lawsuits challenging similar laws.