Hillary Clinton gave mixed signals on whether she’s considering another presidential run, telling a New York City audience Friday that she would be well suited to the office.During a far-ranging interview with Kara Swisher of the technology website Recode (Swisher is also a contributor to The New York Times’ Opinion section), Clinton initially said “no” when asked whether she wanted to run for again. She then paused and repeated “no.”But after Swisher noted the slight hesitation, Clinton seemed to reconsider her response, saying that a major task of the next Democratic president will be improving the international standing of the United States.“Well, I’d like to be president,” she said, at the public taping of Swisher’s podcast. “The work would be work that I feel very well prepared for having been at the Senate for eight years, having been a diplomat in the State Department, and it’s just going to be a lot of … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton on possible run in 2020: ‘I’d like to be president’
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The Bridge invited all seven candidates for three Washington County Senate seats to respond to our candidate questionnaire on issues facing the legislature in the 2019-2020 biennium. There is one open seat this term because Sen. Francis Brooks of Montpelier did not seek re-election. Incumbents seeking re-election are Sens. Ann Cummings and Anthony Pollina. Here are the candidates’ responses. Ken Alger, Republican from South Barre Chris Bradley, Republican from Northfield Ann Cummings, Democrat from Montpelier Andrew Perchlik, Democrat from Montpelier Anthony Pollina, Progressive/Democrat from Middlesex Dwayne Tucker, Republican from Barre Barry Wadle, Independent from Barre Town The Bridge: If there was one bill you could guarantee would become law in 2019 what would it be? Ken Alger: I would like to see a bill passed that would save our green spaces in Vermont. The destruction of our environment in order to meet our renewable energy … [Read more...] about Candidates for Washington County Senate Share Their Views
Sections SEARCH Skip to content Skip to site index Politics Subscribe Log In Subscribe Log In Today’s Paper Advertisement Supported by ByAlexander Burns and Jonathan Martin Oct. 1, 2018 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — At a Democratic rally in a downtown ballroom Sunday evening, Gov. Gina Raimondo of Rhode Island spoke vividly about the Senate hearings on the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, saying her “stomach turned” as she watched. Senator Sheldon Whitehouse was indignant, vowing “no more Kavanaughs” if the Democrats win control of the Senate in November. When it was Joseph R. Biden Jr.’s turn to speak, he was stern but circumspect — even philosophical. Republicans, he said, had displayed “blind rage and brute partisanship,” imperiling the Supreme Court’s moral authority. He accused them of flouting norms he enforced as chairman of the Senate … [Read more...] about Biden Is Preparing for 2020. Can He Overcome the Hill-Thomas Hearings?
Frank Bajak, Ap Cybersecurity Writer Updated 9:55 am PDT, Thursday, September 6, 2018 FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. An expert panel of the National Academy of Sciences called for fundamental reforms to ensure the integrity of the U.S. election system. The report calls for replacing rickety voting machines with more-secure voting systems that use paper ballots or equivalents, and other measures such as a particular form of postelection audit aimed at spotting fraud. less FILE - This Oct. 19, 2017, file photo shows a new voting machine which prints a paper record on display at a polling site in Conyers, Ga. An expert panel of the National Academy of Sciences called for ... more Photo: David Goldman, AP FILE- In this Oct. 14, 2016, file photo, a technician works to prepare voting machines to be used in … [Read more...] about Expert panel calls for sweeping election security measures
This article is part of The Herald’s ongoing coverage of the 2018 Rhode Island elections. The penultimate primary in the country will take place a week from today in Rhode Island and will decide the party candidates in several state elections, including in mayoral, gubernatorial and federal races. No independent candidates are involved in primary elections. A photo ID is necessary to vote in the Sept. 12 primaries. The deadline to register to vote in this year’s Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 7. United States Congress In the upcoming race for the U.S. House of Representatives, the University falls in House District 1 — where incumbent David Cicilline ’83 is running against Christopher Young, who has run in both U.S. Senate and House races, as well as for mayor of Providence multiple times. Patrick Donovan and Frederick Wysocki are squaring off on the Republican ballot. Donovan did not respond by press time and The Herald was unable to reach … [Read more...] about Candidates crowd primary elections