The problem with a data-driven approach is, when it comes to primaries, the fundamentals are not nearly as well understood or as predictive as they are in general elections.
Two bills make their way through Congress, contradicting one another, as each seeks to dictate the federal government’s access to data from private companies.
By Jim Puzzanghera, Los Angeles Times The disappointing 142,000 net new jobs added to the economy in August — the second straight month of slower growth — appears to be an anomaly and is not reason to panic that the recovery is faltering once again, economists said. Although the Labor Department figures released Friday were […]
By Carol J. Williams, Los Angeles Times Fugitive whistle-blower Edward Snowden said in a magazine interview published Wednesday that he is sure his former employers at the National Security Agency are tracking his communications while in exile in Russia. In a lengthy interview with Wired magazine, the 31-year-old former NSA contractor wanted on U.S. charges […]
By Kathleen Hennessey and Robert Faturechi, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — A new White House report on mass collection of data concludes it is “saving lives” but calls for more privacy safeguards to secure personal information from being leaked, shared without permission or used to discriminate. The report, issued Thursday, is the result of a three-month […]