Recent incidents where politicians seem to struggle visibly with a range of physical and communication problems have prompted the question: Can politicians be too old to serve in office? Should society make retiring at a certain age mandatory for elected officials who run the country – like presidents and senators?
Tense negotiations at the final meeting on a climate-related loss and damages fund — an international fund to help poor countries hit hard by a warming planet — ended Saturday in Abu Dhabi, with participants agreeing that the World Bank would temporarily oversee the fund for the next four years. The U.S. and several developing countries expressed disappointment in the draft agreement, which will be sent for global leaders to sign at the COP28 climate conference, which begins in Dubai in late November
Tim Scott is the only Black Republican presidential candidate who's campaigning aggressively these days in early-voting Iowa. Iowa Republicans say his message resonates with them. But so far, Scott and the other Republicans running for the White House are far behind former President Donald Trump in the race for the nomination
Oregon Housing and Community Services has announced that Margaret Harris, Erin Meechan, and Kirsty Rodrigues are newly appointed to serve on the Oregon Housing Stability Council. The council works to establish OHCS' strategic direction to meet the housing and services needs of low- and moderate-income Oregonians, as well as reviews and sets policy for the development and financing of affordable housing in the state