Tales from the Trail
Americans are getting used to hearing about political spending groups with names so vague they’re practically meaningless, but that may be changing. There are a handful of political action committees that make their affiliations and goals more clear.
From Reuters’ Alistair Bell — Republican presidential contender Carly Fiorina suffered an embarrassment on the first day of her campaign when a critic registered a website – www.carlyfiorina.org – to highlight job losses at Hewlett-Packard, where she served as CEO a decade ago.
Conservative presidential candidates hitting the 2016 campaign trail are firing up crowds with calls to shrink the U.S. government, but a new poll shows that Republican voters who rally to that cry still want to maintain many federal programs.