President Obama stresses individual rights, evokes King, Lincoln in address Mr. Obama inserted very specific modern issues into those refrains, however, including gay rights, health care ... and increasing gross domestic product and that helps the whole economy, he said. Nevertheless, he said, "It's a new day, a new beginning." 01/21/2013 - 4:13 pm | View Link
Michelle Obama stresses connections with working class at convention But each candidate is trying to convince Americans that they're best-suited to run an economy hampered by sluggish growth and ... Hispanic and women's caucuses and address a gay and lesbian luncheon. Along with the vice president's wife, Jill Biden ... 09/4/2012 - 4:46 pm | View Link
Obama's Gay Marriage Stance Won't Cost Him the Latino Vote President Obama's endorsement of gay marriage last week has everyone theorizing on ... create jobs, and get the economy back on track," said Martinez, from the NCLR. "Immigration has also risen on the issue priority agenda, particularly fueled ... 05/17/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Morning Plum: No, Obama didn’t admit he `forgot’ about recession This assertion rests on a metric that factors in the hundreds and hundreds of thousands of jobs that were lost while the economy was in free fall during ... The ad — like Obama’s comments yesterday — stresses the long view, the awfulness of the ... 05/11/2012 - 5:31 am | View Link
Roll the dice: Sadler backs Planned Parenthood, gay marriage, Obama Democratic Senate hopeful Paul Sadler stresses that he didn’t play partisan games as a ... We’ve got to fund Planned Parenthood and this whole debate is kind of silly.” On gay marriage: Even as someone from socially traditional East Texas, Sadler ... 03/21/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
The Christmas spirit will be alive this weekend, quite literally. Two area churches are inviting the public to experience the nativity through live representations of the Biblical story. Both Olathe's Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and the Southminster Presbyterian Church in Prairie Village will hold their live nativity displays on Friday and Saturday.
Irvington may become the second town in the U. S. to use the power of eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages. Other municipalities considering the tactic include Newark, San Francisco, El Monte, Calif., Seattle and Yonkers, N. Y.