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Vice President Pence Casts Decisive Vote to Confirm Betsy DeVos as Secretary of Education
With no formal agenda in place, the White House maintains that DeVos will execute Trump's vision, which includes repealing Common Core curriculum and making the case for charter schools.
What's at Stake for Berkeley After Trump Warns University Over Canceled Speech
President Donald Trump ’s apparent warning that the University of California at Berkeley could be at risk of losing federal funds after campus police canceled a talk by a controversial news editor has raised questions about whether the U.S. government can restrict funding to a particular
The Note: Debate Expectations -- Veep Edition
NOTABLES --FIVE STORYLINES TO WATCH TONIGHT: Tonight marks a moment in the presidential campaign that is not squarely focused on the presidential hopefuls, but rather, on their running mates. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence are facing off at the vice presidential debate at
Hillary Clinton Slams Donald Trump Over Taxes: 'This is Trump to a T'
Hillary Clinton on Monday slammed Donald Trump based on the recent report from the New York Times that the Republican presidential nominee could have avoiding paying any federal income taxes for nearly two decades. "While millions of American families, including mine and yours, were working hard,
President Obama to Finalize Overhaul of Overtime Rule, Boosting Pay for 4.2M Workers
The Obama administration is moving to finalize changes to double the salary threshold of workers entitled to overtime wages. The Department of Labor is set to settle its overtime protections for workers on Wednesday, extending overtime to an estimated 4.2 million additional workers who are not
Surprise! Obama Crashes White House Briefing for College Students
It PPI. Both. Journalists here. You know Josh was speaking forming an element is that right. My daughter but it. Or does. Having Anderson taught him. It was Josh thorough in his briefing. Well I heard you guys were around today so on the stop by and say hello. I also have a bit of breaking news
What Jeb Bush's Education Policy Means For You
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush , in an apparent homage to the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr ., has released his education policy, calling it “the civil rights issue of our time.” The former Florida governor plans to reform the financing system by modifying current college savings
President Obama Talks Health Care and Basketball in Twitter Q&A
President Obama took to Twitter today to answer questions as part of his post-State of the Union visit to Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The president's social media outreach was "part of his effort to engage with Americans about the real progress the American people have made to move our country forward,
Dabo Swinney overcame pain and poverty to be on the cusp of history
PELHAM, Ala. -- Carol McIntosh still remembers what she noticed when she cradled her third son for the first time in a hospital bed more than 46 years ago. "He was holding his hands up in fists," McIntosh said. "I knew he was going to be a fighter." Indeed, William Christopher Swinney came into the
Democratic Candidates Debate How to Lower Cost of College Education
Democratic candidates discuss how to reduce the amount of student debt facing Americans at the ABC News Democratic debate.