Bill Clinton’s poverty legacy
by Suzy Khimm
As his wife steps back into the spotlight, the former president is trying to play up his anti-poverty economic record — without going too far.
Valeria Jarrett, White House senior adviser, defended President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” initiative in an exclusive interview Wednesday with msnbc.
Colorado is ahead of the curve on reducing carbon emissions
by Ned Resnikoff
The state’s largest utility company says it’s well on its way to a mandated 30% reduction in carbon emissions by 2020.
Send Benghazi suspect Abu Khattala to Gitmo? Not so fast
by Adam Serwer and Aliyah Frumin
Some Republicans want the suspect to be sent to Guantanamo. Here’s why that argument wouldn’t have a “legal leg to stand on.”
Immigrant-rights advocates sue Sheriff Joe Arpaio
by Rachel Kleinman and Benjamin Landy
A new lawsuit filed Wednesday against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio challenges business raids conducted by the Arizona sheriff’s office that have led to the arrests of hundreds of immigrant workers on charges of using fake or stolen IDs to secure employment.