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
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. 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
Original ricin suspect was held despite evidence pointing to another man After keeping Elvis impersonator James Kevin Curtis in jail for a week, interrogating him while he was chained to a chair and turning his house upside down, federal authorities had no confession or physical evidence tying him to the ricin-laced letters sent to President Obama and other public officials. More
Dirty tricks in Iowa involving former Obama 2008 staffer? The story starts with an arrest yesterday in Des Moines of Zach Edwards ... in early 2007 as an intern organizing North-West Las Vegas. In September 2007, Zach joined the Obama New Media department as co-director of the Nevada New Media team and then ... 01/20/2012 - 11:00 am | View Link
Obama team goes on the offense Just this week, Obama’s team blasted the GOP’s apparent frontrunner ... a lot in the end of January because we were very worried about John Edwards,” Dowd said. “And we knew that if we focused on John Kerry, Democratic primary voters would sort ... 07/6/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
In early days, Obama's presidential style defined by response to economic crisis “He’s flexible,” George Edwards, a scholar of the presidency and currently a visiting fellow at Oxford University, said of Obama. “He’s still learning.” Nothing defines his early days as ... he took office, Obama knew he faced a rare moment ... 04/28/2009 - 1:00 pm | View Link
On Campus, Obama and Memories Those friends, a couple of whom reunite annually in Hawaii with the Obamas, said in interviews that they hardly recognized the happy-go-lucky Barry Obama that they knew from Mr. Obama ... Coretta is Joella Edwards, who now lives in Florida. 01/2/2009 - 11:00 am | View Link
Union Official Allegedly Liaison Between Governor, Obama Team But the SEIU official with the closest ties to the Obama team is Tom Balanoff ... by some SEIU chapters to endorse Obama early in the primaries, because Stern also liked former North Carolina senator John Edwards and hoped to preserve the union's resources ... 12/9/2008 - 11:00 am | View Link
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The Amateur: Barack Obama in the White House by Edward ... Editorial Reviews From the Publisher. Praise for The Amateur “The Amateur is the best book I’ve read on how Barack Obama is wrecking our country. 07/23/2014 - 2:26 am | View Website
Barack Obama This article is about the 44th president of the United States. For his father, see Barack Obama, Sr. 07/22/2014 - 1:18 pm | View Website
Barack Hussein Obama Main article : Early life and career of Barack Hussein Obama See also : Barack Obama's Muslim Heritage. Obama claims to have been born in Hawaii to Stanley ... 07/22/2014 - 11:52 am | View Website
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Many schools, like Neshaminy High in Pennsylvania, still use the “Redskins” nickname. CREDIT: AP Dahkota Franklin Kicking Bear Brown can’t remember a time when he didn’t look forward to high school football games. But every year, there is one game on the annual Argonaut High School football schedule that Brown doesn’t enjoy.
In an exclusive interview with Salon, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson talked about his role as a scientist, how the media presents scientific breakthroughs, and about how climate change will have to get worse before citizens force their elected representatives to do anything about it.
Tyson explained that he doesn’t see himself as an advocate, but as an educator whose job it is to present “emergent scientific consensus,” in the hope that the public and policy makers will use it to make informed decisions.
“I’m just trying to get people as fully informed as they can be so that they can make the most informed decisions they can based on their own principles or philosophies or mission statement,” Tyson explained.
Fox News' morning program questioned a Texas official about providing emergency services to undocumented migrants, asking whether 911 calls from immigrants must be answered "even though for the most part, when you get there, you realize they're not even American citizens."
On July 23, Fox & Friends centered a discussion on how undocumented immigrants in Brooks County, Texas are "bombarding" the police department with 911 calls.
Crude oil train CREDIT: AP Photo Bloomberg reports the Obama Administration will propose new rules for transporting crude oil by rail Wednesday, aimed at reducing speeds and requiring sturdier tanker cars. The rules are a reaction to a spate of derailments and explosions that have plagued the rail transportation of crude oil in North America recently, as the drilling and tracking boom has driven the amount of crude oil hauled by train to new heights.
This is a couple of weeks old, but still relevant to understanding some of the many factors behind the Israeli attacks on Gaza. Because if there's anything we understand here in the good old U. S. of A., it's going to war for energy interests!
Yesterday, Israeli defence minister and former Israeli Defence Force (IDF) chief of staff Moshe Ya'alon announced that Operation Protective Edge marks the beginning of a protracted assault on Hamas.
On April 22, 2013, Kiera Wilmot, a 16-year-old Black girl with good grades and a spotless school record, decided to mix some household chemicals in a water bottle on the grounds of her Florida high school as part of a science experiment. The project on Bartow High School grounds caused a small reaction -- a firecracker-like "pop" and some smoke.