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Marie Johns

Name: Marie Johns Title/Occupation: Deputy Administrator Organization: Small Business Administration What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Marie Johns has been deputy administrator of the Small Business Administration since 2010, taking a leading role at the agency during a challenging time. Earlier,...
The voter ID debate acts as if this is all new - and that we don't need a bigger fix
The original chicken sandwich will find a way to bring race into the fray
Undocubus to Roll From Arizona to DNC Convention. Throughout American history, whether or not those who had the most to lose were involved, it seems like everyone has an opinion on immigration and the consequences of action, or inaction...
Syndicated radio host and political commentator Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West today announced the second installment of their Poverty Tour. Dubbed “The Poverty Tour 2.0”, Mr. Smiley and Professor West plan to travel to Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and...
Top Cop Becomes Top Candidate. Former Orlando Chief of Police Val Demings, 55, is running for a Congressional seat in Florida's 10th congressional district.  The Democrat will face Republican incumbent freshman Rep. Dan Webster in a state with sizable GOP...
Just after midnight on Friday, July 20th James Holmes strode to the front of a crowded multiplex theatre in Aurora, Colorado. As patrons sat pensively in a dark theater anxiously awaiting the beginning of the film, Holmes opened fire on the crowd killing 12 and wounding 58. Six days after this senseless tragedy...
“Wireless technology and the ability to access the mobile Internet from my Smartphone changed the course of my life.” By Chance Craig, undergraduate student at Brown University It’s not unusual for a 20 year old to love his smartphone. However, I...

Loren Thompson

Name: Loren Thompson Title/Occupation: COO / CEO Organization: Lexington Institute / Source Associates What Makes The Person A Game Changer: Dr. Loren B. Thompson is the chief operating officer of the non-profit Lexington Institute,  and he is also chief executive officer of...
This is the first of a two part tribute to Dr. Sally Ride, Sherman Hemsley, and Lupe Ontiveros. See part two here. After expressing my most sincere condolences to all those grieving, and deepest respect for the memory of Alex Okrent and...