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Berklee College of Music, Little Kids Rock and NYCDOE Partner for Amp Up NYC Initiative
Berklee College of Music and Little Kids Rock have partnered with the New York City Department of Education to expand the district's Modern Band music program to an additional 60,000 students in 600 city schools.
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Baltimore Jewish Times
A Seder is not enough
The hungry, like the poor, have always been with us. At our Seders this week we declared, "Let all who are hungry come and eat."
Mon Apr 14, 2014
Ohio Authorities Must Recognize Out-Of-State Gay Marriages, Judge Rules
Judge Timothy Black's ruling on Monday criticized the state's "ongoing arbitrary discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation."
The Huffington Post
Federal Judge Set To Issue Key Ohio Gay Marriage Ruling
A federal judge is expected to issue what could be the most sweeping ruling yet for gay marriage in Ohio by ordering the state to recognize the marriages of gay couples who wed in states that allow same-sex marriage.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Mike Huckabee Calls Out Obama's 'Christian Convictions' On Gay Marriage
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee went after President Barack Obama's views on gay marriage Friday, questioning the commander-in-chief's changes in his "Christian convictions."
Fri Apr 11, 2014
House Judiciary chief claims jurisdiction over NSA reform
The head of the House Judiciary Committee is asserting his panel's jurisdiction over any legislation to reform surveillance programs at the National Security Agency and elsewhere.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
The Jewish News Weekly
Adding college perspective to national Jewish scene - cool
With all the hand wringing over Jewish institutions struggling to attract younger Jews, some younger Jews are attracting the country's leading Jewish institution.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Lawmakers and Activists Stage 'Hunger Seder'
Congress members, White House delegates and representatives of Jewish social service agencies spoke out against hunger at the National Hunger Seder in Washington, D.C. Wednesday's seder, which was organized by the Jewish Council for Public Affairs and Mazon: A Jewish Response to Hunger, revolved around the traditional Passover seder message "Let ... (more)
Mon Apr 07, 2014
The Polarized Partisan Geography of Inequality
Few issues these days set Democrats apart from Republicans more than income inequality, and the Democratic leadership has made it a signature issue .
Tue Apr 01, 2014
Wall Street Journal
Live Blog: GM's Mary Barra Testifies on Capitol...
GM Chief Executive Mary Barra is set to tell lawmakers at a Capitol Hill hearing Tuesday that she is still working to get to the bottom of why the auto maker botched an ignition-switch recall that has now been linked to 13 deaths.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Contentious Congress to take up Obama's NSA reform proposal
President Obama has set the stage for a high-stakes legislative battle over his plan to end the government's collection of Americans' phone records.
Comcast spends big, casts wide net in lobbying
Since 2002, a New York congressman has tried to eliminate what he calls an "unnecessary perk" for drug companies: tax write-offs for their ads bombarding television viewers about pills for allergies, arthritis, even erectile dysfunction.
Fri Mar 28, 2014
Judiciary Committee Tries to Assert Jurisdiction on FISA Rewrite
Republicans and Democrats on the Judiciary Committee are trying to assert jurisdiction over legislation revamping the National Security Agency's surveillance programs - days after the bipartisan leadership of the Intelligence Committee outlined its own plan .
Thu Mar 27, 2014
Little Kids Rock and Berklee College of Music Announce - Amp Up NYC'
On Friday, March 21st, Berklee College of Music President Roger Brown and Little Kids Rock Founder David Wish will be joined by representatives from the NYCDOE as well as Congressman Jerrold Nadler , famed producer and musician Steve Jordan, Saturday Night Live keyboardist Tuffus Zimbabwe , and others at Lower Manhattan Community School to ... (more)
Wed Mar 26, 2014
House Leaders Sideline Anti-NSA Lawmakers
Through a procedural trick, some of the most vocal critics of mass surveillance are not going to get to review a new reform bill.
The Washington Post
Mr. Aerosmith goes to Washington
As power becomes more diffuse in Washington, lobbying becomes harder. There are more people you need to see and more territory you have to cover.
Hobby Lobby Case Could Deliver Women a Bitter Pill
Subhead: The government's right to require employers to cover women's birth control faces a High Court decision on the competing demand by a corporation to assert religious principles.