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Are the States Going to Secede?

Letter to the Editor By Ross Weiner Are states planning to leave the Union? There been talk of this since the re-election of President Barack…


Election Night 2012

The NAACP brought students of all political ideologies together for a night of election coverage. Dozens of students crowded inside the Bartels dining hall on…


No Winners in Politics

The final debate, in terms of its main topic, lacked the focus and finesse of the earlier debates. Many topics, besides the ones that were…


Obama Enlisting A-List to Act as Surrogates

CINCINNATI (AP) — President Barack Obama is counting on former President Bill Clinton and Bruce Springsteen, top surrogates for his campaign, to carry his message….



President Obama: Beer Connoisseur

First Lady Michelle Obama tends to the first-ever beehive on the White House’s South Lawn, and White House chef Sam Kass recently released where some…


“Invisible Obama” Has My Vote

The Republican National Convention came to a close last Thursday night, but if anyone watching the event remembers one thing from the convention, it won’t…






Obama Gets Laughs at Kennedy Center Honors

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama in lauding the actors, musicians and others receiving Kennedy Center Honors Sunday night, also was looking for advice. “Everybody…


A guide to Obama’s student loan plan

  By KIMBERLY HEFLING AP Education Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Recognizing that college students and recent graduates are facing rising tuition prices and burdensome student…


Iraq War Finally Winding Down

As anyone who hasn’t been living under a rock (and most people who have) should probably know, in 2003, a variety of wacky circumstances prompted…



Obama Vows Federal Help for Irene Victims

During a trip to north New Jersey on Sunday, President Barack Obama toured several of the most flood-stricken areas affected by Hurricane Irene.  The president…



Obama Unveils $3.73 Trillion Budget for 2012

President Barack Obama is sending Congress a $3.73 trillion spending blueprint that pledges $1.1 trillion in deficit savings over the next decade through spending cuts…




Obama Calls for Educational Reform

With standardized testing scores falling and the United States ranking 21st in the world for science mastery, school districts and politicians alike are pushing for…