On the surface, Blanco's story is that of a Cuban-American boy trying to figure out where he belongs: geographically, culturally and sexually. But as he intimately and expertly related through his poetry, his emotional experiences are universal.
Whether or not Barack Obama realizes his transformational mission and becomes a great president depends not only on obvious challenges of everyday politics but how he deals with the uncertain future of American democracy.
Eric Cantor On Richard Blanco's Inaugural Poem: 'I Can't Even Tell You What Was Going Through My Mind'
My piece on Eric Cantor's people power conservatism is up on the site this morning. I toured a private school for low-income
Obama, like all second-term presidents, will only have a short window of time to push his issues. Which is why he is right to push his agenda immediately, as evidenced by his inaugural speech. However, while Obama has a lot of political capital right now, that could easily change soon.
He's barely a teen, but he's already covered a historic event.
Pop icon Lady Gaga and singer Tony Bennett were providing the entertainment. According to the pool report, the first lady
President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle -- along with first dog, Bo -- surprised a group touring the White House one
Inauguration Day certainly calls for patriotism, and our countrymen hit the national mall wearing lots of red, white and
"We cannot mistake absolutism for principle, or substitute spectacle for politics or treat name-calling as reasoned debate
Newspapers around the world led with coverage of Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday. In the U.S., newspapers took similar
The AP reports: Before the inauguration ceremonies began, Dr. King's oldest son, Martin Luther King III, called it "an extraordinary
With the country drowning in debt, why go through such a costly and excessive ceremony for a guy who already has the job? If that sounds negative and anti-American to you, well, you're wrong. It isn't. It's anti-waste.