The Housing and Urban Development Secretary eventually said he takes responsibility "even though" he "wasn't aware" of any spending limits.
That’s a tough one considering the dull, colorless imprimatur bequeathed by his dull, colorless predecessor, Jacob Lew. For
The case of Dandong Hongxiang Industrial Development, a Chinese firm suspected of supporting North Korea's nuclear development program, is getting more complicated.
While we have no way of knowing what the actual film adaptation of the book--coming out tomorrow--will be like, it's more-than-fair to assume it too will leave much to be desired, simply given the source material.
Any parent who has lost a child will tell you that you never get over it. What is not talked about so much is the haunting thought of losing another.
For five years, VA leadership under Secretary Shinseki apparently continued doing the same things over and over in order to achieve a different outcome. And for five years, President Obama has supported the same secretary who continues to do the same things over and over.
Through the years, I have met other secretaries who do not have their own cards, but this was the first time I had been given that explanation for not having one. What she said really bothered me -- implying that being "only a secretary" she was not important enough to have a card.
Sadly, we could never commit to "refraining from making sarcastic remarks." More power to those who could. The National Archives
When author Mary Gaitskill published Bad Behavior in 1988, critics around the world praised her bold and original collection of short stories. The author spoke with The Slant about why she thinks the book has endured and which story she thinks is the strongest.
Is it possible that the actions of Bernie Madoff's mother factored in to his perception of right and wrong?
Yet in the midst of wonderful inaugural events spiced with Latino sabor, an underlying concern emerged -- what future will America see if we have zero Latinos serving in the Cabinet?
Obama should take his own advice and publicly rename the idea the "Reagan Rule" -- and then run a television ad explaining why to the country.
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For over a century now, secretarial work has been extolled as a wonderful career opportunity for women -- and excoriated as dead-end busy work. Both characterizations are true.
Jeremy Bernard will be the first male ever to serve as White House Social Secretary. Indefatigable, unfailingly affable and extremely knowledgeable, no one deserves this prestigious appointment more.
Many media outlets besides the AP and DTN are taking note of the gaps in USDA's farm program reporting. The Kansas City Star
A few days ago my daughter phoned from college with the news that she had been asked to run for student government Secretary at college. Thoughts began to resonate in my mind "Why not President?"
  "When is the dog coming?" a reporter called out to Obama, who had finished his formal remarks. "Oh, man, now, that's top
Obama has leaked his first budget outline, and it appears he is serious about attempting to fix this tax policy travesty.