The Every Student Succeeds Act may bring a breath of fresh air to teachers that need it most.
President Obama's recent speech to the Islamic Society of Baltimore was an attempt to reassure an American minority population feeling very much under siege. Yet Obama's own administration, and members of Congress, have taken actions in direct contradiction to the president's rhetoric.
Trump's New Hampshire primary triumph vindicates his media-centric campaign and again emphasize the dominance of Trumpism -- his effective hijacking of the aggregated bloc of angry reactionaries largely assembled by Fox News, which ironically now cannot take him down -- in the Republican Party as a whole.
I love Scrabble and play it daily as a release from politics and law. As the race for Barack Obama's successor heats up, herewith three lessons from Scrabble for politics: knowledge, vision, and flexibility.
Last night, New Hampshire shook up the presidential race and roiled what were already less-than-calm waters, in both the Democratic Party and the GOP. On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton looks a lot weaker than she did a few weeks ago.
In a surprise procedural decision yesterday, the U.S. Supreme Court put the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan on pause while a lower court reviews it. The Court did not weigh in on the merits of the Environmental Protection Agency's plan, and didn't explain its reasoning.
Recognizing the long-term consequences that children face when they live in deep poverty the President's budget includes new initiatives to help deeply poor families improve their circumstances and prevent other families from falling into such poverty.
So many parallels can be drawn between Nazi Germany and the modern-day genocidal regime of Bashar al-Assad. The former annihilated Jews, Romani people, homosexuals and those with any kind of disabilities. Assad and his Iranian backers have killed over 250,000 Syrians during the course of last five years.
The Clean Power Plan is a breath of fresh air from the federal government too often known for climate inaction, but it shouldn't reinforce an increasingly unnatural electric company monopoly over the electric system.
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The White House unveiled its budget proposal today but leaders in Congress want nothing to do with it. It's a shame, because in the last federal budg...
The President's budget includes sound improvements to Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), including: Three years of full f...
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The Bear Cub Club meets in the Tongass National Forest, which, with the Great Bear Rainforest is part of the Pacific temperate rainforest, the largest such ecosystem in existence.
I hate to burst your bubble, but Bernie Sanders will never win a general election to become president of the United States. And it's highly unlikely that, after an expected victory in his neighboring state of New Hampshire Tuesday, he'll have any meaningful nomination juice.
The growing day-to-day violence between Israelis and Palestinians when seen within the context of the regional unrest requires the United States not to take a sabbatical from its unique leadership and position of responsibility in the world.