Tales from the Trail

Rubio Joins Koch network in push to kill Export-Import Bank

April 23, 2015

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) waits to speak at the First in the Nation Republican Leadership Conference in Nashua, New Hampshire April 17, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Clinton charities misstated millions in foreign donations

April 23, 2015

Hillary Clinton’s family’s charities are refiling at least five annual tax returns after a Reuters review found errors in how they reported donations from governments, and said they may audit other Clinton Foundation returns in case of other errors.

from The Great Debate:

Why Jeb Bush’s super PAC plan is potentially illegal

By Fred Wertheimer
April 23, 2015

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks to the media after visiting Integra Biosciences during a campaign stop in Hudson, New Hampshire

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush speaks to the media during a campaign stop in Hudson, New Hampshire, March 13, 2015. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton

GOP again asks White House to acknowledge Clinton transparency pledge was breached

April 22, 2015

NEW YORK – Josh Earnest, the White House press secretary, this week defended Hillary Clinton’s transparency regarding charities she is associated with while she was secretary of state two years ago.

Clinton seen not running very fast

April 22, 2015

Ever since announcing her candidacy for president, Hillary Clinton has been doing more listening than talking, Politico’s Jack Shafer writes.

Jeb Bush critiques Clinton’s campaign launch

April 21, 2015

Jeb Bush has taken a look at the early phase of Hillary Clinton’s campaign and says he will not try to replicate it if he decides to seek the 2016 Republican presidential nomination.

Clinton and her same-sex marriage views

April 21, 2015

Have Hillary Clinton’s views on whether same-sex couples have a right to marry evolved since last year? Her campaign team says no. Dylan Byers, Politico’s media critic, disagrees.

Clinton floats tax-code changes as she campaigns in New Hampshire

April 21, 2015

KEENE, NEW HAMPSHIRE - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Monday she would consider changes to the U.S. tax code to reward companies that produce goods and services as opposed to trading, which she likened to “playing games.”

Inside the Super PAC name game

April 21, 2015

Reuters reporter Emily Flitter reports the Super PACs billionaires which put their money into for election campaigns are bestowed with names that, by design, are nearly impossible to remember.