Vitali Shkliarov was mesmerized by Barack Obama's Berlin speech in 2008, though he didn't speak English at the time. Shkliarov went on to work for Obama and then Bernie Sanders. Now he's an adviser in the Russian elections.
Some Democrats feel betrayed by Brazile’s insider account of the election debacle, and some top Clinton staffers wrote an open letter responding to Brazile, saying they are “shocked” to read some of the claims she’s leveled against Hillary Clinton and her campaign.
Environment Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-California) and Bernie Sanders (I- Vermont) have introduced legislation to tax carbon emissions, saying time is running out to avert catastrophic climate disruption.
President Barack Obama is still trying to get his second-term cabinet nominees in place. A number of those still to be confirmed focus on the environment, including Energy Secretary nominee Ernest Moniz and EPA administrator nominee Gina McCarthy. Moniz and McCarthy both recently had confirmation hearings.
Donald Trump and Bobby Jindal appear to be running away from their parents' immigrant roots. However, Marco Rubio's mom once told him: "They’re human beings just like us, and they came for the same reasons we came."
In previous election cycles, climate change has been just one of a host of campaign issues — and a fairly minor one, at that. But, as the first Democratic debate demonstrated, this year could be very different, at least among the Democratic candidates for president.
A Rutgers professor explains why feminists across generations may have chosen Bernie Sanders over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary. It has to do with intersectionality and equality politics.