President Barack Obama heads out of the national political conventions with a much clearer path to winning, top advisers to Mitt Romney privately concede [...]
“Their map has many more routes to victory,” said a top Republican official. Two officials intimately involved in the GOP campaign said Ohio leans clearly in Obama’s favor now, with a high single-digit edge, based on their internal tracking numbers of conservative...
- Unlike the delegates at the RNC, the delegates at the DNC represented the diversity of America.
- Unlike some RNC attendees, all of the DNC attendees were willing participants.
And, as far as the speakers/speeches:
Triumph: Gabrielle Giffords leads the Democratic National Convention in the Pledge of Allegiance.
- Mo' Money:
A Federal Election Commission opinion issued Tuesday expands the scope of text-message based political contributions to allow contributors to donate the maximum amount allowable by law.
Previously, the FEC had limited donations that are made via mobile short codes that appear on the phone bills of contributors to $50 per billing cycle and $200 per election cycle. The system that was...
Since 2005, at least 16 farm workers have died due to heat illness.In California, farm workers don't have the same heat protections under the law as animals do. But there's a bill that could change that—if Gov. Jerry Brown will sign it:
AB 2676 requires that farm workers must be given “continuous, ready access” to shade and enough “suitably cool” water for each employee to drink one quart per hour throughout their eight- to 10-hour work shift. Employers would...
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