The words "Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel" were in the 2008 Democratic Party platform but not, at first, in this year's text.
In September 2009, Van Jones stepped down as Special Advisor under a barrage of right-wing criticism of his youthful flirtation with leftist politics.
As we roll, or descend, into another presidential campaign, we have once again an opportunity to think about the qualities that we look for in our leader.
Wow. How quickly the press changes their reporting.
President Barack Obama: "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."
The class struggle, rather than stopping during an election, actually intensifies.
This fight needs to be looked at in the context of the bigger, rougher national argument over what kind of country and what kind of people we are going to be.
And not only was Princess Tiana used to sell the Valentine treat. Alongside her a white Sleeping Beauty is used to sell vanilla candy.
Make no mistake: President Obama's job-creating and tax-the-rich budget proposals are going to be core battleground issues for the Republican right.
Judging by polls after the speech that showed higher approval ratings, he hit his mark.