Author: P30 News

A Connecticut mayor who served time in prison on felony corruption charges is looking to run for governor as the next step in his political comeback. Democrat Joe Ganim, the mayor of Bridgeport, on Wednesday filed paperwork to kick off his gubernatorial campaign, The Associated Press reported. “I’ve taken my hits. I’ve taken my knocks and made my mistakes. I’ve been knocked down […]

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While it is conventional wisdom that money influences politics, researchers released a report Tuesday aiming to answer the longstanding question of exactly how much political spending it takes to sway a Congressional vote. Fifty Shades of Green (pdf), published by the Roosevelt Institute, analyzes “the role political finance has played in securing the privileged positions […]

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Among the revelations in Monday evening’s bombshell Washington Post report on President Donald Trump disclosing classified information to Russian diplomats is the fact that one U.S. counterterrorism official “called for the problematic portion of Trump’s discussion to be stricken from internal memos and for the full transcript to be limited to a small circle of […]

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Online behemoth Amazon is acquiring Austin-based Whole Foods Market for $13.7 billion, the companies announced Friday—a development that watchdogs say will pad billionaire pockets and spell bad news for consumers. Jim Cramer, host of CNBC‘s “Mad Money,” expects the deal to make Amazon, headed by Jeff Bezos, “dominate food within the next two years.” He […]

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The Community Catalyst Action Fund (CCAF), a consumer advocacy group, announced on Sunday the launch of a $1.5 million ad campaign that will target five Republican senators in the hopes of persuading them to defect from the party line and oppose the “shameful” and “undemocratic” attempt by the GOP to ram Trumpcare through without public […]

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In a move already being denounced by progressives as “tone-deaf” and “literally the stupidest f—— idea” ever, tech billionaires Mark Pincus and Reid Hoffman have launched an initiative titled Win the Future (WTF) with the goal of bringing the Democratic Party back from the political wilderness. “The weakness of the Democratic Party is not due […]

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President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public lands bill in late-night vote Warren, Democrats urge Trump to back down from veto threat over changing Confederate-named bases Esper orders ‘After Action Review’ of National Guard’s role in protests MORE said Thursday that he’ll hold a campaign rally to support state Rep. Rick Saccone’s (R-Pa.) special House election bid. Trump […]

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Longtime Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonWhite House accuses Biden of pushing ‘conspiracy theories’ with Trump election claim Biden courts younger voters — who have been a weakness Trayvon Martin’s mother Sybrina Fulton qualifies to run for county commissioner in Florida MORE confidant Lanny Davis visited his old friend shortly after President TrumpDonald John TrumpSenate advances public […]

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Raising alarm about the Trump administration’s ongoing war on organized labor at a time of stagnant wages and withering employee rights, Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) on Wednesday drilled a top Trump labor pick for spending much of his career “making it harder for workers to join unions.” Warren’s comments came during a Senate Committee on […]

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