In her presser at the Citizens United/Steve King Freedom Summit, former HP CEO and prospective 2016 GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina railed against big banks and the auto bailout, but refused to answer concrete questions about either. She ran out the door as reporters Lauren Windsor of the Undercurrent and Kasie Hunt of MSNBC pressed her to answer whether or not she would repeal Dodd Frank.
At the Citizens United Freedom Summit, I asked potential 2016 GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina about what her hypothetical platform would look like. In her reply, she talked about how the government is crushing Americans. I asked Fiorina to cite specific instances, and she assailed Dodd Frank and the auto bailout.
At the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention in Myrtle Beach, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) defended the NAFTA trade deal, arguing that America can bring back manufacturing jobs by drilling domestically and competing on low-cost energy.
At the South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention in Myrtle Beach, SC, I ask Sen. Cruz (R-TX) if he would vote for a clean funding bill for the Dept. of Homeland Security, that is one without the riders seeking to defund President Obama's executive order on immigration.
Activists protested a meet and greet for the fundraising team of Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA 1) at the Capitol Hill Club in Washington, DC on Tues. Jan. 13. It was recently discovered that Scalise gave a speech to a white nationalist conference in Louisiana in 2002. Various civil rights organizations, such as Color of Change, are calling for Scalise to be removed from his House leadership position as Majority Whip.
Highlight reel of TV and print press and campaign ads created as a result of Lauren's reporting on the Koch brother retreat from June and August of 2014, including then- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid calling on then-Minority Leader Mitch McConnell to repudiate offensive remarks made at the retreat, and President Bill Clinton mocking McConnell for his remarks on money in politics at the Harkin Steak Fry.