In a sure sign the recession is far from over the Department of Agriculture reported that close to 50 million people in the U.S. are going hungry.
The Obama administration this week announced the creation of a new Veterans Employment Initiative.
Included in the new defense law signed by President Obama on Oct. 29 is a provision that ends, by 2012, the anti-labor "National Security Personnel System" started by President Bush.
The announcement by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid that the public option will reach the Senate floor was greeted by labor and other leaders as proof that the tide has turned in favor of health care reform.
The first national conference of the surging Jewish-American peace movement, at Washington's Grand Hyatt Hotel, has drawn over 1,500 participants, exceeding organizers' expectations.
Video: The White House went on the offensive on the health care debate, reaching out to women and mothers with a new video from First Lady Michelle Obama.
A Miami federal judge has reduced Cuban Five prisoner Antonio Guerrero's jail sentence from life to just under 22 years.
On the heels of President Obama's speech to Congress on health reform this week, White House Domestic Policy Council Director Melody Barnes stated that the administration has learned some important lessons about that issue coming out of the August congressional recess.
In a much-anticipated speech, President Barack Obama delivered a back-to-school address to nearly 56 million students, K-12th grade, nationwide Sep. 8th, live from Wakefield High School in Arlington, Va. Most of the country's 15,000 school districts were prepared to show the speech, which was made available Monday from the White House.
I read too many analysts these days that say that the passage of real health care reform rests largely on President Obama’s shoulders.