Thirty million reasons campaign finance laws are a joke

According to a Politico report, the Republican megadonor is giving $30 million to the Congressional Leadership Fund, a super PAC dedicated to electing GOP House members. Adelson’s largesse is both a boost to the endangered Republican majority and further evidence of their perilous position heading into November. Generic ballot polls show Democrats with a modest … More Thirty million reasons campaign finance laws are a joke

The best things to do in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

(CNN) — Despite being a firm favorite with surfers and backpackers, Puerto Escondido, on the Oaxacan coast of southern Mexico, has remained under the mainstream tourism radar for years. The lack of big resort hotels, which is part of its appeal, probably has something to do with this, as well as that there are no … More The best things to do in Puerto Escondido, Mexico

Malaysia Fast Facts

About Malaysia:(from the CIA World Factbook)Area: 329,847 sq km Population: 31,381,992 (July 2017 est.) Median age: 28.5 years Capital: Kuala Lumpur Ethnic Groups: Malay and indigenous 61.7%, Chinese 20.8%, Indian 6.2%, other 0.9%, non-citizens 10.4% (2017 est.) Religions: Muslim 61.3%, Buddhist 19.8%, Christian 9.2%, Hindu 6.3%, Confucianism, Taoism and other traditional Chinese religions 1.3%, Other … More Malaysia Fast Facts

Michael Cohen is a screwup as a fixer

Charged with protecting then-candidate Donald Trump from the negative publicity that would arise from his alleged affair with porn star Stormy Daniels, he created Essential Consultants, a company which tried — and, as the last few months prove, failed — to buy her silence for $130,000. And after Trump became president, Cohen kept using Essential … More Michael Cohen is a screwup as a fixer

There's a simple reason why companies were willing to pay so much money to Michael Cohen

“[Cohen] aggressively pitched himself to potential clients, reminding them of his proximity to the most powerful man in the world. Those efforts landed Cohen lucrative consulting deals. New reporting this week revealed that in the months following the 2016 election, Cohen received hundreds of thousands of dollars from powerful entities based in and outside of … More There's a simple reason why companies were willing to pay so much money to Michael Cohen

These women have accused Trump of sexual harassment

At the second presidential debate, CNN’s Anderson Cooper posed a pointed question to Donald Trump in regards to the leaked 2005 Access Hollywood video that caught him saying of women that he felt entitled to “grab them by the pussy.” “For the record, you’re saying you never did that?” Cooper asked. Trump, downplaying his remarks … More These women have accused Trump of sexual harassment

Women detail sexual allegations against Trump

“This was serial misconduct and perversion on the part of Mr. Trump. Unfortunately, this behavior isn’t rare in our society, and people of all backgrounds can be victims. The only reason I am here today is that this offender is now the President of our country,” said Rachel Crooks, a former Bayrock Group receptionist who … More Women detail sexual allegations against Trump

Mahathir bin Mohamad Fast Facts

Personal:Birth date: December 20, 1925 Birth place: Alor Setar, Kedah Father: Mohamad bin Iskandar, an Indian Muslim and a teacher in Northern Malaysia Marriage: Siti Hasmah Ali (1956) Children: Marina, Mirzan, Melinda, Mokhzani, Mukhriz, Maizura, Mazhar Education: Entered the King Edward VII College of Medicine in Singapore in 1947 Religion: Islam Other Facts:He became the … More Mahathir bin Mohamad Fast Facts