By Jilian Fama

Jan 23, 2013 3:51pm

Maine State Sen. Proposes Teachers Carry Concealed Weapons

In the midst of the gun debate, a state senator from Maine proposed a bill that would allow teachers and other school employees to carry concealed weapons on the job. See Which States Support And Oppose Federal Gun Control Laws The bill proposed by Sen…. Read More »

By Jilian Fama

Jan 22, 2013 4:04pm

Beyoncé’s Inaugural Criticism Doubletake

Beyoncé is one of the biggest pop stars of this generation, but it seems as if the inauguration is just not her gig. News that the 31-year old performer may have lip-synced “The Star-Spangled Banner” at Monday’s inauguration may have come as a surprise. But it… Read More »

By Jilian Fama

Jan 21, 2013 11:24am

First Family of Fashion Dresses for Inauguration

The first family of fashion showed up for President  Obama’s second inauguration in style. The first lady’s early morning outfit consisted of a navy-and-black checkered Thom Browne coat. Under her overcoat, Michelle Obama wore a dress by the same New York designer, and a cardigan by… Read More »

By Jilian Fama

Jan 21, 2013 9:53am

A ‘Fiasco’ Creates Pre-Inaugural Uproar

Rapper Lupe Fiasco was not feeling the inaugural love on Sunday night when he was supposedly thrown offstage and escorted from the premises of a Washington, D.C. concert hall during a pre-inauguration concert. The Grammy nominated rapper was performing at the StartUp RockOn Inauguration bash at… Read More »

Jan 18, 2013 6:09pm

PM Note: Inaugurations are for Great American Words, But What Can Obama Say?

Great Words – With malice toward none, with charity for all… The only thing we have to fear is… …ask not what your country can do for you…. …proof that personal liberty is consistent with strong and stable government… …preserve this last and greatest bastion… Read More »

Jan 10, 2013 4:34pm

Sen. Jeff Sessions: Jack Lew Must ‘Never’ be Treasury Secretary

 Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala., the ranking member on the Senate Budget Committee, declared today that Jack Lew must “never” become secretary of the Treasury. “To confirm Mr. Lew would be to acquiesce in a policy of dishonesty to the American people,” Sessions said.  ”For me, no mea… Read More »

By Jilian Fama

Jan 10, 2013 3:45pm

Flag Stomping Could Cost South Carolina Teacher His Job

Scott Compton, a South Carolina high school teacher, is facing possible dismissal by his school board for stomping on an American flag in three of his classes last month. Compton, who teaches honors English at Chapin High School, has been with the school for seven… Read More »

Jan 9, 2013 6:26pm

PM Note: Loop-dy Lew, Solis Resigns, Happy Birthday, Richard Nixon, Biden and Cuomo on Guns

Five Key Legacies of Richard Nixon On His 100th Birthday – http://abcn.ws/UW49ms An Unexpected Resignation – Labor Secretary Hilda Solis stepped down today, leaving another vacancy in Obama’s second-term cabinet. She was the first Latina to serve in a presidential cabinet. http://abcn.ws/13hRCh5 Jon Karl on… Read More »

By Jilian Fama

Jan 9, 2013 9:23am

National Cathedral to Officiate Same-Sex Marriages

The wedding bells will chime in the 106-year-old Washington National Cathedral as Rev. Gary Hall affirmed that, effective immediately, same-sex weddings may be celebrated at the Cathedral of the Episcopal Church located in the northwest quadrant of Washington D.C. The National Cathedral has welcomed hundreds… Read More »

Jan 7, 2013 12:28pm

Hillary Clinton Photo Shows Her Back at Work

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton got a standing ovation from colleagues as she returned to work today. She was also the subject of some office ribbing as colleagues presented her with a football helmet and jersey. Clinton had been away from work while recovering from… Read More »