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
Obama Recess Appointments Struck Down, But Is It Really A Setback? We reported yesterday that the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Obama’s recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional, but what does that decision really mean? It’s unclear if it will have much of an impact in the near-term. As The Atlantic‘s David Graham pointed out, part of the political problem was 06/27/2014 - 8:36 am | View Link
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Dalai Lama Fast Facts Here is a look at the life of his Holiness, the 14th Dalai Lama Tenzin Gyatso, spiritual leader of the people of Tibet. Personal: Birth date: July 6, 1935 Birth place: Taktser, Amdo province, Tibet 0 0 read more 06/24/2014 - 11:36 pm | View Link
Yet again, Rand Paul is distorting Ronald Reagan’s presidential record Pat Cunningham offers an unabashedly liberal perspective on national politics. A note of caution: The language gets a little salty on some of the sites to which this blog links. So, don't say you weren't warned. By the way, this blog's name is ... 06/23/2014 - 6:52 pm | View Link
Background Conference Call by Senior Administration Officials on Iraq Via Telephone June 19, 2014, 2:27 P.M. EDT MS. HAYDEN: Hi, everyone. Thanks very much for joining us. I appreciate your patience. I know the schedule has changed a little bit today. We have three senior administration officials to talk to you today about what you heard the President say in the briefing room. They are on background as SAOs. There is no embargo on this call. And I’ll turn ... 06/20/2014 - 3:22 pm | View Link
George H.W. Bush to Formally Endorse Romney Former President George H.W. Bush will formally endorse Mitt Romney for president on Thursday, the Romney campaign announced. The former president had previously made supportive statements about Romney, saying in December that the Republican front-runner ... 03/28/2012 - 9:47 am | 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 (AP) — Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston. Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho says the two will appear together and speak to reporters. Formal backing from the 41st president is another ... 03/28/2012 - 5:03 am | View Link
George H.W. Bush To Formally Endorse Mitt Romney LOS ANGELES — Former President George H.W. Bush plans to endorse Mitt Romney at an event Thursday in Houston. Romney spokeswoman Gail Gitcho says the two will appear together and speak to reporters. Formal backing from the 41st president is another sign ... 03/28/2012 - 4:22 am | View Link
George H.W. Bush to Formally Endorse Romney Former President George H.W. Bush plans to formally endorse Mitt Romney on Thursday, after unofficially throwing his support behind him in December. Bush and Romney will appear together at an event in Houston and speak to reporters, a Romney spokeswoman ... 03/27/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
President George H. W . Bush Timeline of His Life President George H. W. Bush Timeline Important Dates, World and National Events During His Lifetime: 1924 (June 12) Born in Milton, Ma. 1945 (January 6) Married ... 08/22/2014 - 1:53 pm | View Website
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George Bush Find out more about the history of George Bush, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com 08/22/2014 - 6:36 am | View Website
George H. W. Bush | 41st President of the United States George H. W. Bush, a member of the Republican Party, took office as the 41st President of the United States on January 20, 1989 at age 64. Bush served in office for 4 ... 08/22/2014 - 4:56 am | View Website
George H. W. Bush George Herbert Walker Bush (born June 12, 1924) is an American politician who served as the 41st... 08/21/2014 - 7:45 pm | View Website
A copper awl is the oldest metal object unearthed to date in the Middle East. The discovery reveals that metals were exchanged across hundreds of miles in this region more than 6,000 years ago, centuries earlier than previously thought, researchers say.
What a difference a year makes. Around this time last year, the West was gearing up for military action against the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, who was accused of carrying out chemical weapons attacks on his own people. That intervention never came to pass, not least because domestic public opinion in countries such as Britain and the United States was opposed to further entanglements in the Middle East.
CNN host Jake Tapper had some discouraging news for those who would prefer to see not only Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson go to trial but be convicted for his role in the slaying of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Getting a conviction, let alone creating a case which would see the inside of a courtroom, will be difficult for prosecutors.
A judge has adjusted the trial schedule for a lawsuit seeking to overturn Mississippi Sen. Thad Cochran's Republican primary win. In an order Friday, Judge Hollis McGehee says the trial will start Sept. 16 and end by Oct. 6.and more »