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How Bernie Sanders Is Attracting Monster Crowds (and Whether Hillary Should Be Worried)
"Bernie-mentum." No one is quite sure how to spell it, but Bernie Sanders supporters definitely feel the growing momentum for their underdog candidate. “Hopefully, Webster dictionary will recognize it as a new word soon,” said volunteer Tyson Manker of Jacksonville, Illinois, who drove five hours
The Note: What's Coming Up For Cuba
NOTABLES --U.S., CUBA TO ANNOUNCE EMBASSY OPENINGS IN WASHINGTON AND HAVANA: President Obama is expected to announce today that the two countries have reached an agreement to re-establish formal diplomatic relations and open embassies in Washington and Havana, a senior administration official told
Paul Ryan's First Week: A Diversion Without A Difference? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) NOTABLES: MICHELLE OBAMA JOINS THE FRAY: ABC’s David Muir reported last night for “World News” on the first time this campaign season First Lady Michelle Obama joined her husband in Iowa — a state President Obama won...
Obama in Iowa: 'I Have Strengthened Medicare'
DUBUQUE, Iowa – President Obama entered the fight over Medicare today, telling supporters in Iowa that his GOP opponents are being “dishonest about my plan.” “Here’s what you need to know: I have strengthened Medicare,” he said to applause from a crowd of 3,000 gathered...
How to Avoid the Nationwide Utility Bill Energy 'Credit' Scam
Utility companies in the Midwest are warning customers of an ongoing con that has already affected thousands on the West and East Coast in which a scammer claims households are eligible for an energy credit offered by President Obama to obtain personal information. The Iowa Utility Association and
Companies rethink coal plants
Even as demand for electricity rises, energy companies are delaying or scrapping plans for new coal-burning power plants because of the prospect of restrictions imposed by federal global warming legislation. Power use in the USA could grow 22% during the next 20 years, according to the Energy
Monster Truck Promoter Killed at Show
A Wisconsin monster truck show promoter who spoke Friday about the safety record at his shows died today after he was injured in an accident Saturday night at an event he organized. It was the second death at a monster truck show in nine days. George Eisenhart Jr., 41, the president of Image
5 Steps to Make Him Yours
How to tell if it's just friends or something more with dating game secrets.
Employees snoop on customer data
A landlord snooped on tenants to find out information about their finances. A woman repeatedly accessed her ex-boyfriend's account after a difficult breakup. Another obtained her child's father's address so she could serve him court papers. All worked for Wisconsin's largest utility, where
Maroon 5 Exclusive Interview
The band talks about chicks, their European tour and music that inspires them.