- In Massachusetts, groups push to bolster solar panel program Updated: Jun-28-15 11:28 am
BOSTON - The increasing popularity of solar panels is prompting environmental groups to call for lifting what they describe as arbitrary limits on a key program designed to encourage renewable energy use in Massachusetts.
- Clinton to miss convention of liberal activists, bloggers Updated: Jun-24-15 11:51 am
ST. LOUIS - Hillary Rodham Clinton is not expected to appear at Netroots Nation, an annual convention of liberal activists and bloggers who are often courted by Democratic presidential candidates.
- Feingold, Republicans spar over spending by PAC Updated: Jun-15-15 12:46 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Republicans pounced on reports Monday that the political action committee founded by former Democratic U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold spent only 5 percent of its income on federal candidates and political parties. Feingold, who is running to return to the Senate, defended the group's work and labeled GOP criticism as the first attack of the 2016 race.
- Clinton: Obama should use trade fight to his advantage Updated: Jun-15-15 12:02 am
DES MOINES, Iowa - Hillary Rodham Clinton said Sunday that President Barack Obama should use a setback in Congress to seek the best possible trade agreement with 11 other Pacific Rim nations, pointing to the stumbles over the pact as an opportunity to address Democrats' concerns about job protections and wages.
- Feingold proposes third-party money pledge in Wisconsin race Updated: Jun-12-15 1:27 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Democrat Russ Feingold, one of the most outspoken critics of political spending by corporations and outside groups, challenged Republican Sen. Ron Johnson on Friday to agree to keep third-party money out of their U.S. Senate race in Wisconsin.
- Organized labor takes gamble by battling Obama's trade bill Updated: Jun-10-15 7:57 am
WASHINGTON - Organized labor's fierce opposition to President Barack Obama's trade agenda threatens to split the political left and deal a new blow to unions if the president prevails in a House vote that could come this week.
- Obama's trade quest in Congress trails him across Atlantic Updated: Jun-07-15 6:10 pm
ELMAU, Germany - President Barack Obama's politically fraught trade quest in Washington trailed him across the Atlantic Sunday, as he met with world leaders anxiously watching a debate on Capitol Hill that could impact the status of economic pacts with the Asia-Pacific and Europe.