Senate Foreign Relations Committee to Hold Nomination Hearing for Secretary of State Nominee John Kerry

The Senate Foreign Relations Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. to consider the nomination of the Honorable John F. Kerry, to be United States Secretary of State. Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) will preside. With terrorism heating up in Algeria and the U.S. and Europe … Continue reading

Poll Finds Positive Outlook on Obama’s Second Term as Inauguration Day Approaches

Republicans may be worrying about their future, but most Americans overall have a positive outlook as President Obama prepares to begin his second term. As President Obama prepares for his second inauguration on Monday, findings from a recent Harris poll show that a slight majority of Americans are feeling hopeful about the … Continue reading

Mental Health Advocates Laud Obama’s Gun Agenda

Even as the debate over gun rights takes center stage in President Obama’s response to the schoolhouse massacre in Newtown, Conn., advocates are applauding his new mental health-related initiatives. The White House on Wednesday unveiled a sweeping new agenda to reduce the nation’s gun violence, which has left some opponents … Continue reading