Sanders' White House bid endorsed by Oregon Senate colleague
- April 15, 2016

The comment quickly rocketed to the top of Twitter's trending list, under the hashtag #DemocraticWhores . Most Democrats polled, 68 percent, said they thought Clinton is likely to be the next president, while 12 percent predicted Sanders and 10 percent Trump. (more...)
House GOP tries to find consensus on help for Puerto Rico
- April 15, 2016

House Puerto Rico bill must be changed Overnight Finance: Banks' living wills rejected; Puerto Rico bill delayed Lawmakers delay Puerto Rico debt bill MORE (R-Utah) announced Wednesday evening that he was delaying indefinitely a markup for a Puerto Rico relief bill that had been unveiled one day prior. (more...)
Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Charged with Securities Fraud
- April 14, 2016

The SEC claims Servergy even lied to investors about the very servers the company was selling, falsely claiming the machines required 80 percent less cooling, energy and space than others on the market. Paxton sold "friends, business associates, law firm clients" as well as members of his investment group, the charges alleged. The case stems from when Paxton was a member of the Texas House - before he was elected attorney general in 2014. (more...)
TransCanada says it's found source of Keystone Pipeline leak
- April 14, 2016

The Canada-based company has reported the new estimates to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the National Response Center. The pipeline had been shut down since April 2. Trans-Canada now says it appears almost 17,000 gallons of oil have leaked in South Dakota. Walsh says oil doesn't threaten wells in the area because they're deep enough in the ground. (more...)
Oops: Trump kids not registered on time for NY primary Oops: Trump kids not registered on time for NY primary
- April 13, 2016

That means neither of them can vote in New York's closed primary, which requires residents to be registered either as a Republican or Democrat in order to participate in the corresponding party's primary. Tiffany Trump , 22, has not been as politically active, and Trump's youngest son, Barron, is only 10 years old. Polls show Trump with a wide lead in the state. (more...)
Tesla misses delivery target, citing company 'hubris'
- April 12, 2016

A prototype of the Model 3, a lower-priced compact sedan, made its debut last week and quickly grabbed the attention of potential buyers. In reply to a tweet , Musk said that if the preorder trend continues , he expects Tesla could more than double the number of cars reserved after "part two" of the Model 3 unveiling. (more...)