Election shows weakened labor support for the Democratic Party

Nov 14, 2016
Union households backed Hillary Clinton by narrower margins than President Barack Obama, and Donald Trump got more of their vote than his Republican predecessors.
Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally in Detroit.
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Will Hollywood write a new script for the Trump era?

Nov 11, 2016
Donald Trump delivered quite the plot twist this week.
"The priorities of the industry are always to make money," media critic Brian Lowry said.

Voters say yes to spending on transportation

Nov 11, 2016
More than 30 state- and local-spending initiatives for transportation were approved.
Passengers wait for Metro Rail subway trains during rush hour in Los Angeles, California. 
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What our next administration might look like

Who would each candidate appoint as Treasury secretary?
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TV and radio stations love this presidential election

Nov 3, 2016
Thanks to a tightening race and down-ballot battles, they're raking in the cash.
Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence speaks with the CNN broadcast crew prior to the start of the third U.S. presidential debate at the Thomas & Mack Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. 

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In Florida, it’s all about the ground game to get out the vote

Nov 1, 2016
Trump voters in Florida are enthusiastic, but the Clinton campaign is ahead in get-out-the-vote resources.
People cast their votes at an early voting center for the general election on Monday in Miami, Florida.
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The politics of infrastructure

Oct 28, 2016
Both presidential candidates see a role for the private sector in infrastructure.
A view of the Brooklyn Bridge in New York City.
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For public good, not for profit.

Clinton urged to spend money on getting out the black vote, to help Democrats in down-ballot races

Oct 27, 2016
How should Clinton spend her campaign money, now that her own race for the presidency is looking strong? Some are urging her to use it to get out the African-American vote, with an eye on electing Democrats in down-ballot races. But what kind of money does it take to get out the black vote, and […]
Hillary Clinton speaks during an "African Americans For Hillary" rally at Clark Atlanta University.
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In NC, Clinton hopes to win over white, educated voters

Oct 19, 2016
For the first time in 50 years, a Democrat could carry the state.
Dan Kanninen, the Clinton campaign’s top adviser in NC, said the campaign opened its first field offices in April and currently has more than 30 throughout the state.
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