Where every 2016 presidential candidate stands on climate change

Where every 2016 presidential candidate stands on climate change

Newsweek

Where All the Candidates Stand on Climate Change

This story originally appeared on Mother Jones and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. At first glance, there are just two groups of presidential contenders when it comes to climate change: those who think it’s real and urgent, and those who don’t. But take a closer look, and the picture blurs. The…

Top official resigns from Jeb Bush’s faltering campaign

Top official resigns from Jeb Bush’s faltering campaign

Newsweek

High-Ranking Bush Campaign Official Departs

The chief operating officer of Jeb Bush’s presidential campaign has resigned, according to a report published late Friday in The Wall Street Journal. Christine Ciccone’s resignation on Friday comes a week after the campaign announced it planned to slash payroll costs by 40 percent. Federal Election Commission filing show Ciccone was paid about $12,000 a month…

Beverly Hills and three other Calif. cities fined for not enforcing water conservation

Beverly Hills and three other Calif. cities fined for not enforcing water conservation

Reuters Upscale Beverly Hills is among four California cities whose water utilities have been fined for not forcing residents to conserve enough water during California’s unrelenting four-year drought, officials said on Friday. The wealthy Los Angeles area municipality was fined $61,000 on Thursday, making it the only community not located in a desert to be

Virginia Repubs’ unconstitutional campaign ad: We are the party of ‘Christian heritage’

Virginia Repubs’ unconstitutional campaign ad: We are the party of ‘Christian heritage’

Arturo Garcia Republicans in Augusta County, Virginia flouted the separation of church and state after releasing an ad suggesting that only their candidates would defend “Christian heritage” if elected. “God is a foundation of our nation,” county party commitee chair Larry Roller told the Staunton News-Leader. “If you read the histories of our founding fathers,

White House will not release emails between Obama and Clinton while she was Secretary of State

White House will not release emails between Obama and Clinton while she was Secretary of State

Reuters The White House will not allow the release of emails exchanged between President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton from when she was secretary of state, a senior administration official said on Friday. The emails may be withheld until after Obama leaves office under the Presidential Records Act, according to the White House, which governs

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