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STEM Education & Why President Obama Has Made It An Educational Priority

Innovation drives the U.S. economy, and employees with science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) skills have become a hot commodity in post-recession America.

08/27/2014

The Colorado and Washington chapters of the marijuana reform organization NORML have agreed to a cannabis-based bet to highlight the upcoming Super Bowl, which features respective teams from the two states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana. (credit; CBS)

Pot Groups Wage Weed-Friendly Bets To Highlight Reform In Super Bowl States

The Colorado and Washington chapters of the marijuana reform organization NORML have agreed to a cannabis-based bet to highlight the upcoming Super Bowl, which features respective teams from the two states that have legalized recreational use of marijuana.

01/26/2014

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Senator Harry Reid (D-NV) [Photo credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images]

Election Watch: Will Obamacare Hurt Democrats In 2014?

Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.

12/13/2013

(L-R) U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Martin Dempsey, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, and U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel testify before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on the topic of "The Authorization of Use of Force in Syria" September 3, 2013 in Washington, DC. U.S. President Barack Obama is attempting to enlist the support of members of the U.S. Congress for military action against the Syrian government for using chemical weapons against its own people last month.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Congressional Resolution or Not, Syrian Action Buck Will Stop at Obama’s Desk

A great deal of pomp and circumstance has been made over Congressional approval of actions in Syria. But in the end, does the approval really matter?

09/03/2013

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Mr. Paul Goes to Washington

The power of one Senator standing up for what he believes in on Wednesday may not win the day, but it could eventually change what is wrong in Washington.

03/07/2013

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How Will History Look Upon This Inaugural Moment?

The history made four years ago, as this country’s first African-American President was sworn in was obvious. But now that President Obama officially begins his second term, how will history look back at this moment in time?

01/20/2013

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Shyne Threatens Obama With “Kanye West Meltdown” Over Chicago Murders

Former Diddy protégé Shyne has gone on a Twitter tear against the president. The Belize-born rapper has been calling out President Barack Obama for not doing more to curb the murder rate in the president’s hometown of […]

01/14/2013

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The Federal Government’s Game of Cliffhangers

It’s missing the great yodeling song, but Congress and the President are playing a classic game of Cliffhangers, from the Price is Right. The question is, will the little guy fall off the cliff?

11/13/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Unexpected Sandy Aftermath: Bipartisanship

One of the most surprising byproducts of the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy may be the productive bipartisanship in the midst of the storm that is the 2012 election.

10/31/2012

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In Defense of the Undecided Voter

They have been the object of the most ridicule, derision and criticism, and they don’t deserve it. Undecided voters don’t deserve the abuse they have been getting. In fact, they deserve our respect. Here’s why.

10/23/2012

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