Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
George H.W. Bush wearing socks with his face on them When last we checked in on former President George H.W. Bush, he was being straight-up awesome ... Ontario." The award, which Bush formally accepted on Tuesday, honored him for “his leadership in public service and commitment to civil rights.” 12/4/2013 - 4:05 pm | View Link
George H.W. Bush Formally Endorses Romney Former President George H.W. Bush endorsed Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney today, urging the party to end a divisive primary and rally behind his candidacy. “It’s time for people to all get behind this very good man,” Bush ... 03/29/2012 - 11:01 am | View Link
George H.W. Bush to formally endorse Mitt Romney for president Houston - Back in December, former President George H.W. Bush offered words of encouragement to former Governor Mitt Romney. He said that Romney “is the best choice for us,” but noted that he liked Texas Governor Rick Perry. Months later, it is ... 03/28/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
George H. W. Bush To Formally Endorse Mitt Romney Los Angeles, Ca. – Former President George H. W. Bush is going to formally endorse Mitt Romney for the Republican nomination to run against President Obama next year. The two plan on appearing at an event in Houston on Thursday. Romney spokeswoman Gail ... 03/28/2012 - 5:37 am | View Link
George H.W. Bush to formally back Romney LOS ANGELES - Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney, further urging the Republican Party to coalesce around the front-runner's presidential campaign. Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho says the two will meet Thursday in Houston. 03/28/2012 - 5:31 am | View Link
A woman belonging to Iran’s Baluch ethnic group has been chosen as the mayor of a provincial city, in a rare example of a minority politician being promoted in the Islamic republic.
Samieh Baluchzehi, 26, has become the mayor of Kalat in the southern province of Sistan and Baluchistan, where women often face gender descrimination in their social and private lives.
Although women have previously been mayors in the Islamic republic, it is unprecedented for an Iranian minority woman to lead a city such as Kalat, situated in one of the country’s most impoverished provinces.
CREDIT: Shutterstock The Obama administration is extending a transitional Affordable Care Act program that covers over 100,000 sick Americans to give them more time to sign up for new health plans through Obamacare, Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) officials announced on Thursday. The $5 billion Pre-Existing Condition Insurance Plan (PCIP) was meant to be a bridge program that offers coverage to Americans with pre-existing conditions who don’t get insurance through their employers — and can’t find it on the individual insurance market — until Obamacare provisions barring insurers from denying coverage based on a person’s health status take effect.