A bipartisan pediatric medical research bill named for Loudoun County childhood cancer awareness advocate Gabriella Miller was passed by unanimous consent in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday and will go to President Obama to be signed into law………The bill diverts to research $126 million over 10 years from a rarely used fund used to finance national political conventions. 24 more words
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Last year, the Obama Administration announced a plan to assess schools on how well they serve their students, based on metrics like graduation rate, tuition, and the percentage of students who receive Pell Grants, the federally funded scholarships for low-income families. 666 more words
George W. Bush presided over one of the more secretive administrations of the past century.
Thus, it is a pleasant surprise to see him prepare to release many of his previously classified presidential papers so openly and quickly after his two terms as president have concluded. 256 more words
If you haven’t noticed, Malia and Sasha Obama went through quite a growth spurt since their first presidential term days.
Malia, 15, is standing tall and looking more and more like FLOTUS every day and it’s hard to believe that Natasha (Sasha), 12, was fresh out of first-grade when her dad made history as the first Black president. 1,115 more words