"There's a lot to talk about with Michael Bloomberg," Biden said during an interview on "Meet The Press." "You all are going to start focusing on him like you have on me, which I'm not complaining, like you have on me the last six months. You're going to focus on him. His position on issues relating to the African American community, from stop and frisk to the way he talked about Obama." … [Read more...] about Democratic candidates zero in on Bloomberg as former mayor rises in the polls
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Clinton gestures as he explains to journalists that the baby being held was born just two days ago at Teureubeuh village refugee camp in Jantho, Indonesia, on May 20, 2005. Clinton visited the Indonesian ground zero of the tsunami disaster on a mission to galvanize the delivery of aid to areas still struggling to recover. Under heavy security, Clinton held talks with United Nations and government reconstruction officials at the main airport in the western province of Aceh, where more than 128,000 people lost their lives in December 2004. … [Read more...] about Start your Monday smart: Presidents Day, Robert Durst, Roger Stone, Nevada caucuses, Daytona 500
She said she’s focused on putting Americans’ taxpayer dollars toward health care, education and infrastructure in their communities rather than waging “wasteful regime change wars [or a] new Cold War nuclear arms race, all of which do not make us any safer.” … [Read more...] about Tulsi Gabbard blames near ‘total corporate media blackout’ for faltering campaign
It was at that race that Richard Petty captured his historic 200th victory. Reagan watched until the end, even doing a few laps of radio play-by-play during the race before he congratulated Petty and ate chicken with drivers, crew members, NASCAR employees and their families in the garage area. … [Read more...] about Trump to rev up Daytona 500 with historic lap in presidential limo, ‘The Beast’
Although Bloomberg has come under fire for his past comments on policies like stop and frisk this week, his experience as an Eagle Scout could help set him apart. In scouting, Bloomberg learned to set goals and achieve them. He learned entrepreneurship in the broadest sense. While leaders and fellow Scouts were always ready to help, he had to take the initiative and do the work. He earned more than 20 merit badges, progressed through six ranks, and ultimately earned the pinnacle rank of Eagle Scout. … [Read more...] about Alvin Townley: Could Bloomberg’s Eagle Scout creds be his key to clinching the Dem presidential nomination?