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Obama appoints members of election commission
President Obama has formally appointed the ten members of a special commission designed to look for improvements in U.S. election systems.
Mon May 20, 2013
Obama to give counter-terrorism speech Thursday
President Obama delivers a counter-terrorism speech Thursday that may also be a defense of two much criticized programs: Drone strikes and the terrorism prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Sun May 19, 2013
In Worst Week of Obama's Presidency CNN Publishes Poll Saying His Job Approval Rose
By virtually any measure, with three scandals exploding on the White House, last week had to be the worst of Barack Obama's presidency.
The Daily Caller
Rand Paul likens Benghazi to 'tragic errors' that led to 'Black Hawk Down' [VIDEO]
On Sunday's "State of the Union" on CNN, Kentucky Republican Sen. Rand Paul took aim at former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for the State Department's handling of the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi.
GOP will determine amount of focus on scandals, adviser says
In the wake of controversies plaguing the Obama administration, a White House senior adviser admitted Sunday there is a "healthy skepticism" about government.
Aide: Obama learned about IRS from news accounts
A senior White House adviser insists President Barack Obama learned the Internal Revenue Service had been targeting tea party groups "when it came out in the news." Speaking Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," Dan Pfeiffer says the White House counsel's office learned of the IRS inspector general's investigation in late April, but Obama wasn't ... (more)
News alert: the president is doing just fine
Reading major media is like peaking into an alternative reality where truth becomes a collective agreement that is independent of the real world.
Sat May 18, 2013
Capital Powerball: Scandals Grease Washington's Wheels
After running an errand at the Courthouse, I decided to pop into the Barrister Bar and Bistro for a quick bite.
Fri May 17, 2013
National Public Radio
Obama U: What Graduation Speeches Say About The President
Compare that with four years ago, when he told Arizona State's graduating class that it was leaving college in times of "extraordinary difficulty." When he spoke to Naval Academy graduates in 2009, he highlighted their choice to serve in a time of war.
Obama's crappy week
I arrive back in America after a brief sojourn in Blighty to find Obama suddenly floundering.
The White House
Keeping Children Safe and Helping Families Find Quality Child Care
Editor's Note: This is a cross post from the Administration for Children & Families blog of the Department of Health & Human Services .
The Miami Herald
Obama taps Giffords for Fulbright board
The Arizona Democrat resigned from Congress in 2012, a year after a gunman shot her at close range while she was greeting constituents in her Tucson district.
Thu May 16, 2013
Ken Blackwell: Where Lawlessness Comes From
Former Education Sec. Bill Bennett said the most important thing about a school was its ethos.
The Jersey Journal
Rahway resident serves as chaperone for Upward Bound students
A culturally diverse group of middle school and high school students spent their spring break participating in job shadowing, a State of the Union challenge, a career and college fair, panel discussions with senior company leaders, a mock product marketing challenge and a community service project as part of the 2013 Multicultural Teen Corporate ... (more)
3-D Printing: The Next Big Thing in IP Law?
Back in February, President Barack Obama indicated in his State of the Union address that 3-D printing may be the next big thing in manufacturing.
Pro Portsmouth reveals Market Square Day 2013 logo
The logo chosen for this year's Market Square Day is a celebration not just of the city, but also of the anticipation of the Memorial Bridge reopening in July.
Wed May 15, 2013
EERE Network News
Competition Opens for Three New Manufacturing Innovation Institutes
The Obama Administration on May 9 announced that it is launching competitions to create three new manufacturing innovation institutes with a federal commitment of $200 million across five federal agencies: Defense, Energy, Commerce, NASA, and the National Science Foundation.
Tue May 14, 2013
Pam's House Blend
CBO's Long Term Deficit Projections Improve Dramatically
"Rather than thinking of this as a crisis, I think of this as an opportunity to come together," [John Boehner] said on CNN's "State of the Union," adding that he would not support tax increases as part of the deal On "Face the Nation," Boehner invited President Barack Obama to join him in tackling entitlement spending, alluding to the House GOP ... (more)
The IRS and the Continuing GOP Circus of Hypocrisy
In 2004 the IRS investigated the tax-exempt status of the NAACP in response to demands by Republican lawmakers who questioned whether the NAACP's activities had crossed into political campaigning, which is prohibited to tax-exempt organizations.
New Hampshire Public Radio -
It's True: 'Mistakes Were Made' Is The King Of Non-Apologies
White House press secretary was famous for mounting a strong defense of President Nixon during the Watergate scandal.