In early 1999, the political environment in Washington, D.C., bordered on surreal. President Clinton had just been impeached. House Speaker Newt Gingrich had just been ousted from his leadership post, forced out by his own members. 483 more words
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The United Nations on Tuesday passed a resolution determining that privacy is a basic human right, placing the international organization at direct odds with the United States, which voted earlier this month to stop a bill curbing National Security Agency programs from advancing in the Senate. 238 more words
There was an unscripted moment for President Barack Obama yesterday that might make Justice Department lawyers defending the recent unilateral changes to immigration laws a bit uneasy. 375 more words
04-08th, August 2014, İstanbul. Youthmed has been glad to welcome his students in EURAS festival “Youth and Environment in the Developing World”, an event that was meant to be an opportunity for our young generation to meet and share their traditions and discuss about current events and issues. 103 more words
Schumer: The Affordable Care Act Was A Mistake To Pass In The First Term And "Made No Political Sense"
Sen. Charles Schumer (D., N.Y.) made headlines yesterday with public statements that passing the Affordable Care Act (ACA) (or Obamacare) was a mistake and “blew” the opportunity of the party to pass meaningful legislation that appealed to the middle class. 476 more words