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
AMERICAN RED CROSS MINN-KOTA REGION Red Cross Welcomes Honorary Chairman President Barack Obama
Since 1906, the American Red Cross has had as part of its structure an office of President. United States President Woodrow Wilson agreed to serve in this position in 1913, establishing a tradition f... Posted on 1/21/13 at 1:31 PM
REPUBLIC INSIDER Daschle says no to chief of staff
Four years ago, Tom Daschle was very interested in formally joining the Obama administration.
Today? The thought of Daschle taking a key role in the White House is being floated, but early Friday, he... Posted on 1/11/13 at 12:32 AM
ORLANDO, Fla. — President Barack Obama assured disabled veterans Saturday that his administration is making progress on reducing a backlog of disability claims and said the number of requests for assistance has fallen by nearly one-fifth since peaking at more than 600,000 just a few months ago.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama unveiled a series of proposals Friday that could curtail the federal government’s ability to spy on Americans in light of eroding confidence by the public following recent leaks about the massive surveillance programs.
Presidential terms are measured by sweeping laws and stirring events, but legacies are about enduring ideas. The one Barack Obama has in mind will drive most everything he tries to do in the next four years: assuring that America is a place where anyone can make it.
WASHINGTON — Trying to advance debate in the explosive Middle East, President Barack Obama on Thursday endorsed a key Palestinian demand for the borders of its future state and prodded Israel to accept that it can never have a truly peaceful nation that is based on "permanent occupation."
FARGO – Members of North Dakota’s congressional delegation have some praises but mostly criticism to offer President Obama‘s 2012 budget proposal, which was sent to Congress on Monday for consideration.
President Barack Obama will appoint Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Bishop Mark Hanson to serve on the President’s Advisory Council on Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships, an ELCA press release said.
North Dakota among 26 states in suit
PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — A federal judge ruled Monday that the Obama administration's health care overhaul is unconstitutional, siding with 26 states that sued to block it.
HONOLULU — Anyone would be able to get a copy of President Barack Obama's birth records for a $100 fee under a bill introduced in the state Legislature that backers hope will finally dispel claims he was born elsewhere.
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