authenticity

WASHINGTON | Authenticity now the attribute craved by national Democrats

WASHINGTON  — Beto O’Rourke’s response to a question during a Houston town hall meeting this past summer lasted only four minutes. But for some Democrats it said everything. It was authentic. In an exchange that quickly went viral, the Democrat congressman and Senate hopeful was asked whether he found NFL players who knelt during the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Authenticity now the attribute craved by national Democrats

INDIANAPOLIS | Pence, Biden head to dueling rallies in fierce Indiana race

INDIANAPOLIS— When Hillary Clinton belted back whiskey a decade ago in a northwest Indiana bar, it was celebrated as a sign of authenticity that helped her win a bitter primary over Barack Obama in the Rust Belt state. Now Sen. Joe Donnelly is hoping another Democrat with blue-collar appeal and presidential ambitions — Obama’s former … Continue reading INDIANAPOLIS | Pence, Biden head to dueling rallies in fierce Indiana race

BEIRUT | IS leader resurfaces in purported audio, 1st in 11 months

BEIRUT — The Islamic State group has released a new militant audio recording, purportedly of its shadowy leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, his first in almost a year. In the audio, al-Baghdadi — whose whereabouts and fate remain unknown — urges followers to “persevere” and continue fighting the group’s enemies everywhere. The 54-minute audio entitled “Give … Continue reading BEIRUT | IS leader resurfaces in purported audio, 1st in 11 months