WHITE PLAINS and UTICA, N.Y. – Children are much more optimistic about America’s ability to solve the problems affecting the nation, according to a pair of nationwide surveys conducted by Weekly Reader, one of the leading K-12 educational publishers, and IBOPE Zogby International, a global public opinion polling and market research firm.
As Newt Gingrich resurrects his once moribund campaign, his fundraisers and outside allies are moving aggressively to rake in millions of dollars and win backing from the evangelical and Tea Party communities.
Last week, Dr. Michael Burgess, tweeted this directive: “Mark your calendars: Rick Perry will join Health Caucus’ Thought Leaders Series next Wednesday, December 7 @ 5 p.m.
Five months after its formation, the new federal agency tasked with safeguarding the financial interests of ordinary people is still without a director, meaning it cannot regulate the kinds of lenders that consumer groups say prey on the poor.
In the latest challenge to regulatory Washington, Republicans gained passage in the House of the “Regulations from the Executive in Need of Scrutiny Act.” The legislation, also known as the REINS Act, would allow Congress to block the costliest regulations and add new hurdles for some of the more expansive environmental, health and workplace safety protections for citizens.
Seeking to channel the spirit of Teddy Roosevelt, President Obama skewered his ideological foes Tuesday for abetting and condoning a new Gilded Age of greed, economic inequality and vanishing opportunity for the working families of America.
With a $550,692 ad buy, a group that is backing Texas Gov. Rick Perry for the Republican nomination for president has become the top spender among so-called presidential “super PACs” – for now, anyway.
Today is the 70th anniversary of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in Hawaii that killed nearly 2,400 American service men and women. The following day, the United States declared war on Japan, entering World War II.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The United States Postal Service announced Monday that it is moving forward with a cost-cutting plan that will largely eliminate the chance of first-class mail receiving next-day delivery.
When U.S. special operations forces killed Osama bin Laden in a Pakistani hideout in May, they relied on night-vision goggles, devices that the Pentagon describes as valuable and sensitive national resources.