STAFF BLOG CAPITOL CHATTER Notebook: Groups use gay marriage issue to raise campaign money
By Don Davis
Some say the gay marriage debate is behind Minnesotans, but it has a way of coming back again and again a year after Minnesotans voted to not ban same-sex marriage and four months after i... Posted on 11/25/13 at 9:03 AM
THE PERIPHERY The Internet and the U.S. Government
With every new technology comes the potential for either good or evil. How will the U.S. government's use of digital technology to spy be judged?
Dynamite can clear the way for a new road through a m... Posted on 6/10/13 at 7:54 AM
THE NEW FORTY Kiss mine.
As a woman who has always had plenty of junk in her trunk, I was drawn to the Washington Post story published in The Forum online about Michelle Obama's posterior. Apparently, Michelle's posterior has... Posted on 2/5/13 at 9:58 PM
SUNDOG: MARKETING + TECHNOLOGY The RNC, Invisible Obama and Eastwooding
I have absolutely no desire to get into a political discussion on this blog, but Clint Eastwoods speech at the Republican National Convention just needs to be commented on. Not only was it a funny and... Posted on 9/12/12 at 2:14 PM
The troubled mobile phone maker BlackBerry still has at least one very loyal customer: U.S. President Barack Obama. At a meeting with youth on Wednesday to promote his landmark healthcare law, Obama said he is not allowed to have Apple's smart phone, the iPhone, for "security reasons."
Young Americans are unhappy with virtually every major thing President Barack Obama has done since he was re-elected, but they would still vote for him today, according to the results of a Harvard University survey released on Wednesday.
President Barack Obama urged Americans not to be discouraged by the rocky rollout of HealthCare.gov on Tuesday and vowed to fix whatever glitches remain as he sought to restore confidence in his leadership.
U.S. President Barack Obama on Saturday boasted of the nation's progress in cutting dependence on foreign energy sources and lowering pollution levels, saying that the United States is now poised to control its own energy future.
President Barack Obama ridiculed House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday for refusing to allow a vote on a funding bill that would end a three-day government shutdown, saying the top Republican in Washington is in the grip of conservative "extremists."
Under relentless pressure from their right wing, Republicans are in the midst of a risky fight with President Barack Obama they know they will lose, little more than a year before an election that history says they should win.
Beset by divisions at home and abroad, President Barack Obama candidly acknowledged deep challenges Friday in winning support for a military strike against Syria from international allies and the U.S. Congress.
Josh Lederman and Vladimir Isachenkov
, September 06, 2013
Edging toward a retaliatory strike, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing "limited and narrow" action against Syria as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad's government of launching a chemical weapons attack that killed at least 1,429 people — far more than previous estimates — including more than 400 children.
President Barack Obama is claiming his place in Martin Luther King's 50-year-old dream, holding himself up as a symbol of the change King envisioned. But he also pointed to the nation's lingering economic disparities as evidence that King's hopes remain unfulfilled.
President Barack Obama signed into law Friday a measure restoring lower interest rates for student loans, pledging the hard-fought compromise would be just the first step in a broader, concerted fight to rein in the costs of a college education.
Josh Lederman and Philip Elliott
, August 09, 2013
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