February 27, 2017 3:51 PM The Daily 202: Democrats predict anti-Trump ‘tsunami’ in 2018 governor’s races
THE BIG IDEA: As a House freshman, Jay Inslee lost reelection in 1994 because of voter frustration with Bill Clinton’s first two years as president. Tom Foley, who represented an adjacent district, became the first Speaker to lose reelection since the depths of the Civil War. “I’ve personally experienced a 65-foot fall tsunami directed at a party whose 53
February 23, 2017 1:17 AM Tesla says Model 3 on track for volume production by September
SAN FRANCISCO: Tesla Inc said on Wednesday its mass-market Model 3 sedan was on track for volume production by September, encouraging investors who see the electric vehicle as the avenue to profitability for the young company. But the carmaker's operations continued to burn through cash, and Chief Executive Elon Musk told analysts on a conference call that he may ask Wall Street 12
February 22, 2017 11:22 PM Tesla Model 3 production on track for July
In its earnings letter, Tesla reports no hiccups in Model 3 production plans, while sales for Model S and Model X electric vehicles increase. Tesla's plans for production of its new, affordable Model 3 electric car, announced last year, are proceeding on track, according to the company's latest earnings letter. At the same time, it reports an increase 7
February 13, 2017 9:02 PM Has this year’s record rain finally ended California’s epic drought? Not really
After praying for rain over five dry years, Californians are now praying for a break. The state is being soaked. Its biggest reservoirs, once at record lows, are at capacity or overflowing from record-setting rain and snow. That includes the Oroville Lake reservoir behind the Oroville Dam, where nearly 200,000 Northern California residents were evacuated 13
January 24, 2017 4:47 AM Analysis: The liberal tea party movement has begun. What will become of it?
The massive marches this weekend will be remembered as the starting point of a massive protest movement against President Donald Trump, but what will become of the sleeping giant that has awakened? If the extraordinary energy that was on display across the country is effectively channeled into electoral politics, some of the long-term demographic trends 42
January 23, 2017 9:53 AM Meet The Republican Governors Who Don't Want To Repeal All Of Obamacare
Meet The Republican Governors Who Don't Want To Repeal All Of Obamacare Ohio Gov. John Kasich, shown at a White House event in November, met with GOP members of the Senate Finance Committee last week for a closed-door discussion about the health care law. As congressional Republicans begin work on repealing the Affordable Care Act, many of the nation's 44
January 15, 2017 12:05 AM What will Donald Trump do in his first 100 days as President?
US: Trump Attacks Media in First Press Conference Since Election Win January 111:47 LIKE it or not, Donald Trump will be President this coming Friday. But beyond the salacious allegations and endless entertainment on Twitter, what will he actually do once he becomes the most powerful leader on earth? While some people are burning their credibility breathlessly 33
January 11, 2017 11:24 PM Trump: 'It's a disgrace'
Opening his first news conference since the election, President-elect Donald Trump on Wednesday responded to suggestions that U.S. intelligence agencies leaked unsubstantiated reports to the media about his relationship with Russia, calling it a "tremendous blot on their record if they did that." "I think it's a disgrace that information would be let out. I saw the information 32
January 4, 2017 11:03 PM Tesla gets Gigafactory up and running
And that’s what happened Wednesday when its gigantic new Gigafactory became operational east of Reno, Nevada. More than two years after Tesla broke ground on the facility, the $5 billion Gigafactory has begun producing lithium-ion battery cells. The first such cells under the partnership between Tesla and Panasonic have rolled of the Gigafactory for use in Tesla’s 22
January 4, 2017 7:05 PM The Latest at CES: Faraday unveils prototype electric car
A startup carmaker, Faraday Future, is promising again to have electric cars roll off a new $1 billion assembly line in southern Nevada in 2018. LeEco CEO YT Jia, center, poses with Nick Sampson, Faraday Future's senior vice president of product research & development, right, and Richard Kim, vice president of design, after unveiling the FF91 electric 27