Four times in the past 20 years one party has had a trifecta in Colorado with a governor and majority in the House and Senate. In each instance, the trifecta was short-lived, because the party overreached. In 2013, Democrats used a trifecta to push through a controversial political agenda. The following year, Democrats lost the Senate. Republicans are hoping for a repeat and appear to be messaging along the lines that the Democrats are out of step with mainstream Colorado values. … [Read more...] about Friednash: Can Polis and the Democrats hold out against the far left?
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The 54-year-old former Giants third baseman is a manager again, this time with South Korea’s Kia Tigers. “You never know whether you’re going to get another chance to manage or not, so I look at it as a challenge or an opportunity,” Williams said during spring training in Fort Myers, Fla. “So far, it’s been a lot of fun.” A World Series champion with the 2001 Arizona Diamondbacks, Williams was third-base coach with the A’s the past two years. He was a five-time All Star, mostly with the Giants, who hit 378 homers over 17 years in the major leagues. He was voted 2014 NL Manager of the Year with the Washington Nationals, then was fired after the 2015 season. He now has another chance. “I’m the foreigner. I’m the one that necessarily doesn’t belong,” he said. “It’s a different style. They’re adapting to it and they’re adapting to me.” … [Read more...] about Ex-Giants 3rd baseman Matt Williams back managing, with South Korean team
In addition to its pipelines, Kinder Morgan owns and operates the Elba Island LNG export terminal in Savannah, Ga. Also on Wednesday, the company received a permit from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build its Gulf LNG export terminal in Pascagoula, Miss. … [Read more...] about Kinder Morgan’s newest Permian Basin pipeline headed to East Texas
Lutsenko also accused U.S. Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch of giving him a do-not-prosecute list and claimed that the U.S. Embassy forced him to close an investigation against my organization, the Anti-Corruption Action Organization (AntAC), for allegedly misspending $4 million in technical assistance. Lutsenko's claim again is false. The U.S. ambassador arrived in Ukraine in August 2016, and the case against AntAC was closed three months before her arrival. Moreover, prior to closing the case, Lutsenko called the case “stupid” and said that it “puts a shame on Ukraine’s prosecution.” … [Read more...] about Ukraine continues to fight corruption — don’t believe the smear
Feel the Bern: Given the party disarray, it is possible that Sen. Bernie SandersBernie SandersBloomberg campaign: Primary is two-way race with Sanders Warren: Bloomberg making debate will show how other candidates handle 'an egomaniac billionaire' HuffPost reporter: Sanders could win plurality of delegates but lose nomination MORE (I-Vt.), who won in New Hampshire, could eke out a narrow victory in South Carolina and do well on Super Tuesday, including winning the big prizes of California and Texas. When the smoke clears after March 3, Sanders could lead in delegates accrued by 200 or 300 and have a real chance to get close to the 50 percent total needed to win a first-ballot victory at the Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee. But the biggest problem for Sanders is the fighting senator from Massachusetts, Elizabeth WarrenElizabeth Ann WarrenWarren: Bloomberg making debate will show how other candidates handle 'an egomaniac billionaire' Klobuchar campaign gets first super PAC … [Read more...] about Advice for fellow Democrats: Don’t count out Biden, don’t fear a brokered convention