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Why Vladimir Putin Fears A Hillary Clinton White House

In a private speech released by WikiLeaks, Clinton discussed the importance of exporting oil and gas to allies who are heavily reliant on Russian imports in an effort to erode Russia’s energy dominance in the region.

November 3, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at a campaign rally in New Brunswick, New Jersey, U.S., May 8, 2016. REUTERS/Dominick Reuter

Sanders Poised To Win West Virginia, Despite Opposition To Coal-Powered Energy

More power plants are switching over to natural gas, which has seen its prices drop as fracking has taken off around the country. Coal mining output has dropped by 15 percent in the state since 2008 and coal-fired power plants account for just 33 percent of the country’s total energy output today, compared with 50 percent half a century ago. Global demand has gone down too. China’s sudden economic slowdown created a surplus of raw materials, from iron ore to coal, leading to a collapse in commodities prices.

May 10, 2016

Why Would George Pataki Run For President?

Former New York Governor George Pataki may choose to enter the race for the Republican presidential nomination in the near future, and the popular reaction to the news can be summed up in one word: why? The 66-year-old Pataki has not held elected office in five years, and he has not played a public role […]

August 22, 2011