by Nick Eicher & Kent Covington Posted 8/06/14, 01:10 pm
This article is the third in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for president. Last week, the series profiledVice President Joe Biden.
Bobby Jindal won Louisiana’s top elected office in 2007 with 54 percent of the vote. During his acceptance speech, he told supporters change was on the way.
This article is the second in a series called White House Wednesday, by the staff of The World and Everything in It, looking at potential 2016 candidates for president. Last week, the series profiledTexas Gov. Rick Perry.
Joe Biden, the irrepressible Delaware Democrat, has a longer history in Washington than his two terms as vice president. He’s logged more than 40 years in the nation’s capital.
Despite a couple of recent missteps, Hillary Clinton remains the frontrunner for the Democratic presidential nod. Meanwhile, with no obvious leader in the GOP field, Republican voters ask, which White House hopeful is best equipped to defeat Clinton?
Midterm elections are still three months away, and from the president’s perspective, that’s a good thing.
Though the political party in the White House usually takes a beating in midterm elections, President Barack Obama’s low approval ratings are dragging the Democrats down farther.
Sen. Mark Udall of Colorado last week joined a growing list of vulnerable Democrats who are keeping their distance from the president. When Obama came to Denver to raise money for the senator, the senator didn’t show up.
The 9th International Conference on Climate Change kicked off Monday in Las Vegas, featuring some of the most best-known skeptics of human-caused global warming. Among the speakers at the 3-day conference is Lord Christopher Monckton. He was once a policy advisor to former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher. Now he is the chief policy adviser at the Science and Public Policy Institute in Virginia. He spoke with me on the telephone from the conference.
The United States is seeing an alarming surge in illegal border crossings, including thousands of children making the dangerous trek without a parent or guardian. This week, officials confirmed U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is holding in a warehouse in Nogales, Ariz., about 750 minors who were caught crossing the border illegally from Mexico into Texas.