The Brookings Institution will not hold its annual Doha energy conference this year amid reports that Qatar and other petroleum-rich countries are cutting spending due to the global oil market collapse.
Brookings, a Washington-based think tank that received nearly $4 million from the Qatar government in 2015, according to disclosure reports, declined to give a reason for why the conference is not being held this year.
Illinois Democratic Senate candidate Rep. Tammy Duckworth said on Monday that politicians are contributing to the rise of Islamic terrorists in the United States by calling for stricter immigration laws.
Hillary Clinton forwarded two emails that included “foreign government” information to a top State Department aide and asked for the messages to be printed out, according to correspondence obtained by the watchdog group Judicial Watch.
DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz criticized the notion of voting for women candidates based on gender during an interview with Vice, telling the outlet that “just because you’re a woman doesn’t mean you’re good for women.”
A labor union is calling on Bill and Chelsea Clinton to cancel their appearance at an upcoming conference at the University of California Berkeley unless the school takes measures to improve its treatment of contract workers.
Rep. Darrell Issa (R., Calif.) said on Wednesday that the FBI has “no choice” but to recommend criminal charges against Hillary Clinton in its investigation of the former secretary of state’s private email server.
Hillary Clinton’s deputy at the State Department will testify before a closed-door meeting of the House Benghazi Committee on Wednesday, where he will likely be pressed on why the State Department has failed to produce certain documents requested by the committee.
Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D., Ill.) took aim at Goldman Sachs over tax breaks in January, even though the Illinois Senate candidate has held stock in the company for years.
Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla urged the public this week to ignore concerns about a corporate-funded charity that lists his brother as the sole employee, even as the media and ethics watchdogs have raised questions about the group’s finances and backers.