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Brisbane Times
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chiefAirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chief
Brisbane Times / Posted 22 hours ago
AirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the ranks of technology companies, which have long sought deeper connections and inroads in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage... Read more
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WA Today
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chiefAirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chief
WA Today / Posted 23 hours ago
AirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the ranks of technology companies, which have long sought deeper connections and inroads in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage... Read more
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The Age
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chiefAirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chief
The Age / Posted yesterday
AirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the ranks of technology companies, which have long sought deeper connections and inroads in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chiefAirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chief
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted yesterday
AirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the ranks of technology companies, which have long sought deeper connections and inroads in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage... Read more
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Canberra Times
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chiefAirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the
Airbnb names ex-aide to Bill Clinton as policy chief
Canberra Times / Posted yesterday
AirBnB's hire is the latest move of a prominent political operative to join the ranks of technology companies, which have long sought deeper connections and inroads in Washington. Photo: Andrew Harrer For years, Chris Lehane has known how to wage... Read more
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Bizjournals
Former clinton advisor Chris Lehane joins AirbnbNoel Neuburger | Sacramento Business Journal Chris Lehane, a lawyer and politi
Former clinton advisor Chris Lehane joins Airbnb
Bizjournals / Posted yesterday
Noel Neuburger | Sacramento Business Journal Chris Lehane, a lawyer and political consultant who previously worked for Bill Clinton's 1992 Presidential campaign and as Vice President Al Gore's press secretary, has joined Airbnb as head of global... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Another former White House aide hired by tech startupThe White House is proving to be a hot bed for tech startups. Chris Lehane, a
Another former White House aide hired by tech startup
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted yesterday
The White House is proving to be a hot bed for tech startups. Chris Lehane, a former Clinton administration official, joined Airbnb on Thursday as the company's head of global policy and public affairs. In a statement, a spokesperson for the online... Read more
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Investopedia
The Top 9 Things to Know About Hillary Clinton's Economic ViewAfter a failed bid for the White House in 2008, Hillary Clinton is widely consi
The Top 9 Things to Know About Hillary Clinton's Economic View
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
After a failed bid for the White House in 2008, Hillary Clinton is widely considered the front-runner for the Democratic nomination for president in 2016. The former first lady, senator and secretary of state is best-known for her support of female... Read more
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The Huffington Post
The Clinton Campaign Is In 'The Barrel.' They Have A Plan To Get Out.WASHINGTON -- There is no such thing as a smooth presidential campaign, veteran
The Clinton Campaign Is In 'The Barrel.' They Have A Plan To Get Out.
The Huffington Post / Posted 7 days ago
WASHINGTON -- There is no such thing as a smooth presidential campaign, veterans of the crucible note. Crises can't be avoided, just merely separated into categories of existential and superficial threats. Inside the Hillary Clinton campaign right... Read more
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Daily Mail
Obama, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley are joining forcesREVEALED: How Obama and the leading lights of Hollywood and Silicon Valley are
Obama, Hollywood, and Silicon Valley are joining forces
Daily Mail / Posted 11 days ago
REVEALED: How Obama and the leading lights of Hollywood and Silicon Valley are joining forces to fund his library and record-breaking legacy plans Obama has been meeting with high-profile people like Steven Spielberg and Jeffrey Katzenberg to map... Read more
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CNN
Schumer points to White House in leak of his Iran vote positionWashington (CNN)New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, the lone Senate Democrat to public
Schumer points to White House in leak of his Iran vote position
CNN / Posted 17 days ago
Washington (CNN)New York Sen. Chuck Schumer, the lone Senate Democrat to publicly come out against the Iran deal, suggested Tuesday that the White House deliberately leaked his decision to oppose the agreement Thursday night before he had a chance to... Read more
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Market Watch
Ted Cruz says it’s ‘foolish’ for Republicans to bash Donald TrumpTed Cruz on Donald Trump-bashing: Don’t do it. Republicans, Ted Cruz has a mes
Ted Cruz says it’s ‘foolish’ for Republicans to bash Donald Trump
Market Watch / Posted 17 days ago
Ted Cruz on Donald Trump-bashing: Don’t do it. Republicans, Ted Cruz has a message for you: Don’t bash Donald Trump. “An awful lot of Republicans, including other Republican candidates, have gone out of their way to smack Donald Trump with a... Read more
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Mashable
Uber says it's created 15,000 jobs in Australia since 2014American ride share company Uber announced Monday it has created 15,000 jobs in
Uber says it's created 15,000 jobs in Australia since 2014
Mashable / Posted 18 days ago
American ride share company Uber announced Monday it has created 15,000 jobs in Australia since UberX launched in April 2014, with drivers serving the 1 million or so riders who have signed up to the platform. This means the company is on schedule... Read more
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iTWire
Jubilant: Uber’s 15,000 driver-partners and million ridersUber’s Chief Advisor, David Plouffe, said way back in February 2015 that Uber w
Jubilant: Uber’s 15,000 driver-partners and million riders
iTWire / Posted 18 days ago
Uber’s Chief Advisor, David Plouffe, said way back in February 2015 that Uber wanted to help create 20,000 new jobs in 2015, and with more than 15,000 of those created in the last six months, Uber says its ‘already well on the way’ to making its... Read more
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Everett Herald
Iran deal a tough sell, even to Obama's ad guyIran deal a tough sell, even to Obama’s ad guy Published: Friday, August 7, 20
Iran deal a tough sell, even to Obama's ad guy
Everett Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Iran deal a tough sell, even to Obama’s ad guy Published: Friday, August 7, 2015, 12:01 a.m. Obama ad man Mark Putnam has a dexterous sense of loyalty.He is proud of his work on the president's 2008 and 2012 campaigns. His website boasts that he... Read more
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WA Today
The Uberisation of activismGrass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at
The Uberisation of activism
WA Today / Posted 21 days ago
Grass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at a rally outside City Hall in June. Photo: Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press The nasty battle between Uber and New York' Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration over its... Read more
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Canberra Times
The Uberisation of activismGrass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at
The Uberisation of activism
Canberra Times / Posted 21 days ago
Grass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at a rally outside City Hall in June. Photo: Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press The nasty battle between Uber and New York' Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration over its... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The Uberisation of activismGrass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at
The Uberisation of activism
Brisbane Times / Posted 21 days ago
Grass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at a rally outside City Hall in June. Photo: Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press The nasty battle between Uber and New York' Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration over its... Read more
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The Age
The Uberisation of activismGrass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at
The Uberisation of activism
The Age / Posted 21 days ago
Grass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at a rally outside City Hall in June. Photo: Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press The nasty battle between Uber and New York' Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration over its... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The Uberisation of activismGrass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at
The Uberisation of activism
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 21 days ago
Grass roots? Not so. Josh Mohrer, left, Uber's general manager in New York, at a rally outside City Hall in June. Photo: Bebeto Matthews/Associated Press The nasty battle between Uber and New York' Mayor Bill de Blasio's administration over its... Read more
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Quartz
These days, running for US president means riding with Uber—on that count, Cruz has the leadTed Cruz's campaign is spending big with Uber, but dark money gives Jeb Bush an
These days, running for US president means riding with Uber—on that count, Cruz has the lead
Quartz / Posted 22 days ago
Ted Cruz's campaign is spending big with Uber, but dark money gives Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio the edge - Quartz riding highThese days, running for US president means riding with Uber—and on that count, Ted Cruz has the lead In just the first half of... Read more
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Washington Post
Obama ad man works to defeat Iran dealU.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at American University's Scho
Obama ad man works to defeat Iran deal
Washington Post / Posted 23 days ago
U.S. President Barack Obama pauses while speaking at American University's School of International Service in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015. (Pete Marovich/Bloomberg) Obama ad man Mark Putnam has a dexterous sense of loyalty. He is... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Pfeiffer: To win, Jeb Bush must play chessIn 2007, Mike Henry, Hillary Clinton's deputy campaign manager and one of the s
Pfeiffer: To win, Jeb Bush must play chess
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 25 days ago
In 2007, Mike Henry, Hillary Clinton's deputy campaign manager and one of the smarter operatives in the party, wrote a memo urging the campaign to pull out of the Iowa caucuses and focus its limited resources on the contests that came later. Henry's... Read more
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CNET
What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?On a stormy day in Boston in April, Kristin Parisi was trying to get home. Give
What is Uber doing to train its drivers on disability rights?
CNET / Posted 25 days ago
On a stormy day in Boston in April, Kristin Parisi was trying to get home. Given the rain, she ordered an on-demand Uber ride rather than trying to make her way to the train station. "The guy showed up in a good-sized Mercedes sedan," Parisi said.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Obama Foundation names 3 to board working on South Side presidential libraryThe Barack Obama Foundation on Thursday announced the addition of three board m
Obama Foundation names 3 to board working on South Side presidential library
Chicago Tribune / Posted 29 days ago
The Barack Obama Foundation on Thursday announced the addition of three board members as it moves forward with plans to build the Obama Presidential Center on Chicago's South Side over the next five years. Silicon Valley venture capitalist John... Read more
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Crain's Chicago Business
Obama library foundation adds board membersThough its official site has not been decided, the Barack Obama Presidential Ce
Obama library foundation adds board members
Crain's Chicago Business / Posted 29 days ago
Though its official site has not been decided, the Barack Obama Presidential Center's foundation board is taking shape with an eye toward people in the arts and technology. Three new members are joining the nonprofit board: venture capitalist, tech... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Uber director answers five common questions about the service Thousands of Australian Uber X drivers are operating illegally and hundreds a
Uber director answers five common questions about the service
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 29 days ago
Thousands of Australian Uber X drivers are operating illegally and hundreds are facing fines and court action, while the taxi industry is fighting Uber's bid to be given... Read more
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PhysOrg
Facing regulatory roadblocks, Uber ramps up lobbying in its home stateUber now spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America
Facing regulatory roadblocks, Uber ramps up lobbying in its home state
PhysOrg / Posted 30 days ago
Uber now spends more on lobbyists in California than Wal-Mart, Bank of America or Wells Fargo. And for good reason: The 6-year-old ride-hailing company needs powerful friends as it faces two serious regulatory challenges in the state - a move to... Read more
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The New Yorker
On and Off the Road with Barack ObamaObama’s Presidency is on the clock. Hard as it has been to pass legislation, th
On and Off the Road with Barack Obama
The New Yorker / Posted 30 days ago
Obama’s Presidency is on the clock. Hard as it has been to pass legislation, the coming year is a marker, the final interval before the fight for succession becomes politically all-consuming.Credit Photographs by Pari Dukovic On the Sunday afternoon... Read more
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Business Insider
Antitax crusader Grover Norquist: Hillary Clinton 'just declared war on the future' — and on UberHillary Clinton didn't say the company's name. But to her critics, her words du
Antitax crusader Grover Norquist: Hillary Clinton 'just declared war on the future' — and on Uber
Business Insider / Posted a month ago
Hillary Clinton didn't say the company's name. But to her critics, her words during a major economic speech earlier this month left no doubt of their intended target. "This is a huge thing," Grover Norquist, the influential president of Americans... Read more
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The New Yorker
Taxi Drivers vs. UberRound 1: Uber, New York City division. Last week, the de Blasio administration
Taxi Drivers vs. Uber
The New Yorker / Posted 1 months ago
Round 1: Uber, New York City division. Last week, the de Blasio administration dropped its plans to limit the car-service app’s growth while it studies the impact of ride-hailing apps on traffic. The decision ended weeks of public squabbling. On its... Read more
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New York Magazine
Will the Uber Fight Haunt de Blasio in 2017?A canary-in-the-coal-mine moment.Photo: Justin Lane/EPA/Corbis Mayor Bill de B
Will the Uber Fight Haunt de Blasio in 2017?
New York Magazine / Posted 1 months ago
A canary-in-the-coal-mine moment.Photo: Justin Lane/EPA/Corbis Mayor Bill de Blasio believed that the pieces needed to score a quick win were in place. A public hearing had been held; a vote by the ideologically simpatico City Council to cap the... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER — The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the D
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER — The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector of... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) — The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) — The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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The Hamilton Journal News
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inThe debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
The Hamilton Journal News / Posted 1 months ago
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector of the tech... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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FOX 35 Orlando
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
FOX 35 Orlando / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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Daily Herald
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER -- The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
Daily Herald / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER -- The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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KWWL Iowa
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
KWWL Iowa / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
KTEN North Texas & Southeastern Oklahoma / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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KIII Corpus Christi
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
KIII Corpus Christi / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inThe debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
Dayton Daily News / Posted 1 months ago
The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy sector of the tech... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves inDENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in
As Democrats fret over 'sharing economy,' GOP moves in
New Jersey Herald / Posted 1 months ago
DENVER (AP) - The debate over ride-hailing firm Uber is laying bare divides in the Democratic Party and on the left about how to handle the new "sharing" economy. Republicans are hungry to exploit that ambivalence and make inroads into a wealthy... Read more
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Mashable
Ethically, is Uber a better choice than a taxi?What's This?Josh Mohrer, far left, New York's general manager for Uber, speaks
Ethically, is Uber a better choice than a taxi?
Mashable / Posted 1 months ago
What's This?Josh Mohrer, far left, New York's general manager for Uber, speaks during a press conference rally outside City Hall, while inside lawmakers hold a hearing on the growth of the For-Hire-Vehicle (FHV) industry with a focus on Uber,... Read more
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Quartz
These charts explain Uber’s controversial racial politics - Quartz David Plouffe ponders the definition of "everyone." (AP Photo/Ross
These charts explain Uber’s controversial racial politics
Quartz / Posted 1 months ago
- Quartz David Plouffe ponders the definition of "everyone." (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin) After Uber cowed New York City Mayor Bill... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
Uber wins, liberals loseThe rise of the "gig economy" has given Democrats from Hillary Clinton on down
Uber wins, liberals lose
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 1 months ago
The rise of the "gig economy" has given Democrats from Hillary Clinton on down a tough issue to wrestle with, one that wedges them uncomfortably between Silicon Valley money and millennial digital natives on one side, and organized labor and... Read more
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DNA Info
De Blasio Faces Backlash From Council Speaker After Uber DealNEW YORK CITY — Mayor Bill de Blasio was criticized by Council Speaker Melissa
De Blasio Faces Backlash From Council Speaker After Uber Deal
DNA Info / Posted 1 months ago
NEW YORK CITY — Mayor Bill de Blasio was criticized by Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito over comments he made after the city struck a deal with Uber. The mayor appeared on "CBS This Morning" to talk about the agreement, where in exchange for... Read more
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