9 hrs ago
Laura Capps, Chris Hahn Join Board of Community Environmental Council
The Community Environmental Council is proud to announce the addition of two new members to its Board of Directors - Laura Burton Capps and Christopher Hahn, both of whom bring a range of experiences and expertise important to the organization's mission and direction.
13 hrs ago
Is Economic Populism A Problem Or A Solution For Democrats?
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at a November hearing of the Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee.
18 hrs ago
Veteran lobbyist Domenick to shutter shop - RBSC hires Bassett - Big week for GM
PI SCOOP ... VETERAN LOBBYIST DOMENICK TO SHUTTER SHOP: Longtime Democratic K Streeter Julie Domenick is closing her firm Multiple Strategies at the end of January, PI has learned.
Nanoparticle therapy for incurable brain cancer effective in mice
Researchers combined gold nanoparticles with small interfering RNAs to knock down an oncogene that is overexpressed in glioblastoma.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
US envoy Caroline Kennedy visits Nagasaki
The daughter of U.S. President John F. Kennedy toured Nagasaki's Atomic Bomb Museum on Tuesday and met with some atomic bomb survivors.
Junior Senators: So Hot Right Now
On both sides of the U.S. Capitol, seniority, once prized, has lost some luster.
The Huffington Post
Madeleine M. Kunin: When I Met Nelson Mandela
Nelson Mandela had been released from prison only a short time ago, and here he was, standing under a white tent on the banks of the Charles River in Boston, greeting guests who had been invited for a celebratory lunch by Senator Ted Kennedy.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Bay State's makeup artist a star
THE LOOK: Makeup artist Phoebe Ramler applies pancake to boxer "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler's face on a 1984 commercial shoot featuring, from left, former Celtic John Havlicek, former Red Sox star Carl Yastrzemski, Hagler, marathoner Bill Rodgers and former Celtic Bob Cousy.
Funeral for Joe Napolitan draws elected officials, admirers
Napolitan, 84, was a Springfield-bred international political consultant who advised American presidential candidates including John F. Kennedy, Lyndon Johnson, Hubert Humphrey, as well as Filipino President Ferdinand Marcos.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Wall Street Journal
Labor Secretary Perez: Many U.S. Families Still Struggle
Secretary of Labor Tom Perez speaks during the Center for American Progress 10th Anniversary Conference in Washington, D.C, Oct. 24, 2013.
Midday open thread: Lost, vaccinations and orange overlords
Today's "Ask me anything about Daily Kos" is hosted the Orange Overlord himself .
National Review Online
Andrew Stiles: To-Do over Tallent
Less has been made of her most recent position as director of immigration policy at the Bipartisan Policy Center projects that, under the proposed law, "a greater number of immigrants with lower skills than with higher skills would be added to the workforce, slightly pushing down the average wage for the labor force as a whole, other things being ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Mitt Romney son touted as great GOP hope
Tagg Romney, the eldest son and trusted adviser of former Gov. Mitt Romney, would be a "formidable" candidate if he ever sought office in Massachusetts, say Bay State Republicans who yesterday praised his background, campaign trail experience and personality after his mother said she could one day see him making a run.
Mandela, the United States, and Bahrain
As the eulogies for Nelson Mandela begin to appear it's the perfect moment to reflect on how the U.S. responded to his calls to end apartheid.
Nelson Mandela Dies: Timeline Of His Life
A look at the key dates in the life of the revered statesman, who led the fight against apartheid and united his troubled nation.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Scott Brown, ObamaCare, and Regionalism
Scott Brown's career on the national stage has been a study in contradictions. He is a Northeast Republican with a working class, rather than coastal elite, political identity.
The Town Talk
La. insurance commissioner: Health-care act 'half-baked'
MONROE -- Louisiana Insurance Commissioner Jim Donelon believes health care in America needs to be overhauled, but he said the Affordable Care Act of 2010 is not the answer.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Daily Caller
BEDFORD: Mr. Obama's 21 Days of Christmas
Five years in, President Barack Obama has lost his Messianic sheen. From NSA to ACA, it turns out he actually can do wrong.
Schumer says he offered Scott Brown a deal in 2012
Sen. Charles Schumer, D-N.Y., says he offered to Scott Brown a pass in the 2012 elections if the moderate GOP senator would back Democrats on a campaign-finance bill.
The Times of Trenton
Opinion: Frontrunner status means Gov. Chris Christie must run the media gauntlet
In the midst of a media frenzy over whether he intended to challenge President Jimmy Carter for the Democratic nomination in 1980, the late Sen. Ted Kennedy caustically observed: "The press always creates a frontrunner; who else are they going to turn on and savage?" Kennedy, of course, by his often reckless personal behavior, provided plenty of ... (more)