The Party That Cares

JFK

Mankind must put an end to war before war puts an end to mankind.

John F. Kennedy

MLK

I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality... I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

BHO

We, the People, recognize that we have responsibilities as well as rights; that our destinies are bound together; that a freedom which only asks what's in it for me, a freedom without a commitment to others, a freedom without love or charity or duty or patriotism, is unworthy of our founding ideals, and those who died in their defense.

Barack Obama

Republican Christie assesses future of White House bid

U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio steps into his SUV after getting off his charter plane in Greer, South Carolina

By Ginger Gibson WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican Chris Christie considered the future of his struggling U.S. presidential bid on Wednesday amid news reports he would suspend his campaign and narrow the field of rivals facing businessman Donald Trump. A disappointing sixth-place finish in Tuesday’s New Hampshire nominating contest raised doubts about the combative New Jersey governor’s viability as a candidate for the Nov. 8 election. The Wall Street Journal quoted a senior adviser to the campaign as saying Christie was expected to make an announcement soon suspending his campaign.

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Fed chief Yellen's Q&A testimony before House committee

The following are highlights of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen’s question-and-answer session on Wednesday before the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, where she delivered the central bank’s semi-annual monetary policy report to Congress. YELLEN ON SEEING NO NEED SOON TO CUT RATES “I do not expect that the FOMC is going to be soon in a situation where it’s necessary to cut rates. Let’s remember that the labor market is continuing to perform well, to improve. …read more

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Does the Clean Power Plan Still Stand a Chance? Only if the Next President Is a Democrat

Just over two months ago, President Barack Obama stood in front of world leaders at the U.N. climate talks in Paris and said the U.S., as the second-largest emitter of greenhouse gases, “not only recognizes our role in creating this problem, we embrace our responsibility to do something about it,” backing up what many viewed as robust plans to significantly cut U.S. emissions.

But on Tuesday night, the U.S. Supreme Court dealt a potential death blow to the only means Obama has to make good on those commitments. The court issued a “stay” effectively blocking the Environmental …read more

Source:: Newsweek