The Democratic Party is in a “perilous position” for the 2014 election, but the rich liberal left is not laying down without a fight. Democrats have dominated the Super PAC game so far this summer, according to National Journal.
Monticello, New York, Democratic Mayor Gordon Jenkins—a member of Michael Bloomberg’s Mayors Against Illegal Guns—was arrested Thursday on bribery charges, the latest in a long string of legal and ethical foibles by Jenkins.
The Federal Aviation Administration banned all U.S. airlines from flying to Israel on Tuesday, but that is not stopping former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg from visiting the country, the Weekly Standard reports.
The top three donors to Super PACs so far this election cycle are all progressives shelling millions of dollars out in support of Democratic candidates, according to an analysis by the Sunlight Foundation.
The latest effort to get federal regulators involved in the fight over global warming could put major American companies at risk of being charged with fraud, according to a former Securities and Exchange Commissioner.
Getting the business community on board with environmental regulations that are expected to kill hundreds of thousands of jobs is a difficult task, but Democratic operatives are working publicly and behind the scenes to build private sector support.