Imposing steep tariffs would be less likely to result in a rebirth of American manufacturing than it would be to hinder American innovation.
As D.C. residents were preparing for, and then digging out from, the winter storm of the century, the already-volatile 2016 presidential race faced a potential storm of its own: the prospect of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a Democrat-turned-Republican-turned-independent, mounting an independent bid for the White House. Now, these rumors have surfaced before […]
The candidates running for the Democratic nomination not named Hillary Clinton have faced long odds this election cycle. That’s to be expected, of course, as she was always considered the prohibitive favorite to win the 2016 nomination. However, it’s also been clear that the Democratic Party has gone out of its way to structure the […]
The largely behind-the-scenes tension between the Democratic National Committee and Democratic presidential candidates not named Hillary Clinton spilled out into the open late last week over a campaign data dispute. In the end, it would make all sides involved — the Clinton and Sanders campaigns, the DNC, and data services vendor NGP-Van — look bad, […]
During the first Democratic presidential debate, moderator Anderson Cooper asked the candidates which enemy were they most proud of having. This was a fascinating question (and one that should be asked of the Republicans as well), though it elicited fairly predictable responses: The coal lobby, the National Rifle Association and “Wall Street and the pharmaceutical […]
Throughout the endless saga surrounding Hillary Clinton’s emails, a good deal of the discussion has surrounded what many members of the public likely consider bureaucratic minutiae. Debate has focused ad nauseam on topics such as exactly how her email server was set up (was it in a basement?), whether she had to have intent in […]
There was an interesting dichotomy on display this week, as Hillary Clinton launched a new phase of her campaign (her third re-launch? her fourth?) with a focus on the economy. This was clearly a response to Bernie Sanders, the self-described socialist who has been drawing enormous crowds across the country as he began his campaign […]