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This post is written by the co-chairs of the Cancer Moonshot Blue Ribbon Panel: Dinah Singer, PhD, acting deputy director
On January 12, 2016, in his State of the Union address, President Obama announced a new federal initiative, the Moonshot
When I first received the confidential email about an opportunity to stand with Lady Gaga at the Academy Awards, I had absolutely no idea the emotional roller coaster I was getting on.
If we are going to find the cure, we need to change the perception of clinical trials and have a conversation about clinical trials begin between patient and doctor from the moment of diagnosis.
Patrick's devotion to the USO dates back to fond childhood memories of his grandfather who was an Army officer.
Solar power, once called the energy of the future, is actually the energy of today. This week in Anaheim California, Solar Power International (SPI), the largest solar power trade show in North America, will host 15,000 attendees with over 600 exhibitors to talk about solar energy.
The only things that really matter in Republican politics today are name recognition, a degree of celebrity, and the ability to make outrageous statements that appeal to a minority of voters.
There's a decent chance the 2016 presidential election will be about national security. If that's the case, recent spin by Democratic pundits may undercut former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's campaign before it has much of a chance to establish itself.
President Obama, speaking at the City Club of Cleveland Wednesday, was asked what he thought he could do about the issue of money in politics. And his answer -- for the short term, at least -- is to suggest that America make voting mandatory, as they do in Australia. He's wrong. Dead wrong.
To keep open the Government of the United States, protect a balance of progressive influence in the Federal appellate courts, and block extreme legislation passed by the House: The Democrats must maintain control of the U.S. Senate. But, with days to go before November 4, it now seems distinctly less possible.
They are a heartbeat away from the most powerful position on the planet and the subject of some of the best shows on TV, but
When countries are in acute difficulties and turn to the United States for support, then they do not expect to be publicly rebuked for corruption. Now, Vice President Joe Biden on a visit to Ukraine has done just this and it may signify a change in U.S. foreign policy approaches to dealing with kleptocratic regimes.
Screw the country, but get us elected. That sort of thing is, was and will be the Republican agenda.
Tuesday's gathering was an off-the-record event prohibiting social media, audio recording, photography, and writing about
Who would have predicted just five years ago that potential contenders for the Democratic Party's 2016 presidential nomination would be knocking each other over -- in Iowa, no less -- trying to prove that they were the first to champion gay marriage?
Despite the fact that a majority of the American voting public opposes the privatizers, they are undeterred. To stop public opposition they've decided to stop public participation. Rather than try to change our minds, the privatizers simply opt to suppress our votes.
It is the death throes of the neoconservatives' hold on United States foreign policy that makes the confirmation of Hagel and the installation of the Biden-Kerry-Hagel team so critically important for the United States and the world.
"I'd be thrilled," said Jim Kessler, senior vice president for policy of the centrist think tank Third Way and a former official