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President Obama hosts a reception in honor of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender Pride Month on June 15, 2012, shortly after declaring his support for same-sex marriage
Official White House Response to Secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016. By Paul Shawcross The Administration shares your desire for job creation and a strong national defense, but a Death Star isn't on the horizon.
Novembre 2008 ne fut pas une victoire éphémère.
The long view of history tends to be the judge of a presidency. As President Obama embarks on a second term in the Oval Office, it may still be too early to draw conclusions about his legacy as Commander in Chief. What we do know is that Obama’s first term has been a historic one: the first African American to hold the country’s highest office, Obama and his Administration have battled a recession, passed health care reform and legislation to end the military’s “Don’t ask, don’t tell” policy, formally ended the war in Iraq and brought Osama bin Laden to justice.
I’VE grown accustomed to reading inaccurate accounts of my day job. I’m in political data.
President Barack Obama and his family head back to Washington, D.C., from Chicago the day after Obama's re-election. Photo by Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images
Americans woke up on November 7 having elected a Democratic president, expanded the Democratic majority in the Senate, and preserved the Republican majority in the House.
The people of the United States spoke with their votes yesterday in local, state, and national races and on numerous ballot questions.
Updated September 28, 2011
Share this Election night was a good night for national Democrats; President Obama won reelection, and Democrats gained two seats in the Senate. The news was not as good for local Democrats in Wisconsin, though, who lost their hard-fought majority in the Wisconsin State Senate, the only thing standing between Governor Scott Walker and Republicans' full control of the Wisconsin Legislature.
Share this Across the country in states that allow for citizen lawmaking through ballot propositions, yesterday voters in many states had a direct say in the laws that govern them.
As Americans’ modes of communication change, the techniques that produce the most accurate polls seems to be changing as well.
When you think of class warfare, you probably think of inciting anger, resentment and jealousy among the have-nots against the haves.
Mitt Romney started the primary campaign by suggesting that federal arts funding should be cut in half . Now, in an interview with Fortune Magazine, he’s gone a step further , and has said that as president, he would entirely eliminate the subsidies for PBS, and for the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities. That shift in his position might be more devastating to the people who benefit from those subsidies, both as employees and as audiences for the work supported by them.
"Obama's Stimulus Package Was an Epic Failure That Haunted His Presidency."