Politics & Government

National

Obama vows support for Louisiana after the 'cameras leave'

Standing amid piles of waterlogged debris, President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised a sustained national effort to rebuild flood-ravaged southern Louisiana "even after the TV cameras leave" on a visit aimed in part at stemming campaign-season criticism that he's been slow to respond to the disaster.

Education

In Manatee County District 1 school board, voters face 4 candidates

Come November, a new face with join the dais and assume the Manatee County School Board District 1 seat. After 10 years on the board, incumbent Bob Gause decided not to run for re-election in the non-partisan race, where candidates must live in the district they wish to represent, but voters across the county get to weigh in. With four contenders in the race for the Aug. 30 primary, it’s unlikely any one candidate will earn more than 50 percent of the vote to win outright in August.

Technology

Foundation donors who met, talked with Clinton

Hillary Clinton met or talked by phone with at least 154 people from private interests, such as corporations, during her time as secretary of the state. More than half those people had donated either personally or through companies or groups to the Clinton Foundation or pledged to donate to specific programs through the charity's international arm.

Health News

Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State

More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of state gave money — either personally or through companies or groups — to the Clinton Foundation. It's an extraordinary proportion indicating her possible ethics challenges if elected president.

Videos

A closer look at propose Florida solar energy amendments

Florida voters on Aug. 30, and then on Nov. 8 will decide the fate of two solar energy proposals.
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A closer look at propose Florida solar energy amendments 1:20

A closer look at propose Florida solar energy amendments

Kaine, Pence urge other camp to come clean - Election Rewind 1:19

Kaine, Pence urge other camp to come clean - Election Rewind

Have we now seen all of Trump? - Election Rewind 1:28

Have we now seen all of Trump? - Election Rewind

Trump reshuffles campaign staff - Election Rewind 1:42

Trump reshuffles campaign staff - Election Rewind