Lis Smith Has a Radical Idea for Democrats: Be Normal

Lis Smith blazes into the neon-lit bar on a Friday night, wearing Daisy Duke cutoffs and high-top Vans, ordering the cheapest beer on draft, and queuing up Whitesnake’s hair-metal classic “Here I Go Again” on the jukebox. “I’m meeting you in here in booty shorts,” Smith acknowledges. “This is how I dress when I go … Read more

US traffic deaths in first half of 2022 hit 16-year high

WASHINGTON: US traffic deaths rose 0.5% in the first half of 2022 to 20,175, the highest number killed in the period since 2006, according to an early estimate released by US regulators. Traffic deaths have jumped after pandemic lockdowns ended as more drivers engaged in unsafe behavior. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said … Read more

Lis Smith Says the Path to Trounce Ron DeSantis Is Straight Through Right-Wing Media

this week, Inside the Hive cohost Joe Hagan talks to Lis Smith, Democratic campaign veteran and author of the new memoir Any Given Tuesday: A Political Love Story, which details her journey, the public one and the private one, through Democratic campaigns over the past 17 years, for candidates as varied as Jon Corzine, Barack … Read more

Railroad bottleneck at West Coast ports reaches inflection point

A Union Pacific freight train carries goods east near Palm Springs, California, a key link in the roadways and railways that connect the southern California metropolitan areas, as well as the busiest port complex in the nation, with the rest of the US David Mcnew | Getty Images News | Getty Images Rail congestion from … Read more