Presidential candidates pour in staffers and, at times, big-dollars to hit the right chord with voters.
The governor has signed a bill lifting a ban on controversial K-12 science standards.
Activists are pushing educators to teach that human-caused global warming is an opinion—rather than a fact—by issuing textbook ratings of their own.
Most of the existing standards for teaching global warming provide little to no direction as to how the controversies should be handled, forcing teachers to devise their own strategies.
The billionaire climate-change evangelist's donations are a godsend for the party, but his very presence could undercut their messaging.