Political Capital

Kim Chipman

More than a latte: Starbucks stores across the nation’s capital are busy writing “Come Together” on paper cups and sleeves.

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More than a latte: Starbucks stores across the nation’s capital are busy writing “Come Together” on paper cups and sleeves.

Starbucks Fiscal Advice: Come Together

The Starbucks at 1401 New York Ave NW in Washington — two blocks east of the White House and across from the Treasury Department — believes it’s uniquely positioned to serve up some fiscal advice along with its peppermint mocha...

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President Barack Obama tours the Copper Mountain Solar Project, the largest photovoltaic plant operating in the country, on March 21, 2012 in Boulder City, Nevada.

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President Barack Obama tours the Copper Mountain Solar Project, the largest photovoltaic plant operating in the country, on March 21, 2012 in Boulder City, Nevada.

Climate Treaty Hinges on Obama — Speaking Out, Former Aides Say

Written with Alex Morales One of the biggest things President Barack Obama can do to fight global warming is to talk about it. That’s the conclusion of at least seven former presidential aides and advisers serving in three administrations. Their comments...

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Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, gestures after speaking at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

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Rahm Emanuel, mayor of Chicago, gestures after speaking at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Charlotte.

Rahm Emanuel’s Ohio Problem

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel  may have a problem with Ohio. While President Barack Obama’s former chief of staff says he’s not formally floating the idea of overhauling presidential elections, he notes that the only way to break free of swing-state...

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