Federal Politics

Democratic Debate Turns Focus To African-American Constituents

The latest Democratic debate focused more on the economic fortunes of African-Americans than any of the previous debates. The Democratic candidates chose a good setting for the topic. The debate was held in the city of Flint, Michigan, a city that was a symbol of a middle class prosperity due to the auto industry. Today, […]

Past Scandals Threaten Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

Questions about Hillary Clinton’s past involvement in her husband’s efforts to fend off accusations of sexual misconduct have arisen in the midst of her presidential campaign, threatening to derail it. The scandals of the 1990s and Mrs. Clinton’s role in them have taken on a life of their own, creating an unexpected headache for a […]

Former Clinton Adviser Tapped by Obama Administration

John Podesta, the former chief of staff for former President Bill Clinton is being brought back by current President Barack Obama for a year as one of his top advisers, an official in the administration confirmed on Monday. Podesta is a longtime operative in the Democratic Party who was the leader of the transition team […]