WASHINGTON (AP) — District of Columbia Mayor Vincent Gray pressed ahead Tuesday with his re-election bid but acknowledged he took a political hit from allegations that he led a "shadow campaign" with a convicted donor nicknamed "Uncle Earl."
SoftBank, eyeing a tie-up of its US wireless unit Sprint with T-Mobile, stepped up its campaign Tuesday, claiming it could boost competition for Americans as it did in Japan. Masayoshi Son, chairman and chief executive of the Japanese tech giant, touted the benefits of such competition in what was billed as a major address to the US Chamber of Commerce. "Japan had the most expensive Internet before I started," he told the group. "As a result of our challenge, Japan became (the country with) the highest speed Internet and the lowest price."
NEW YORK (AP) — Melding 2014 needs with 2016 hopes, President Barack Obama teamed up Tuesday with an ally and fundraiser of former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton to help the Democratic Party erase a worrisome debt.