Saturday, October 21, 2017
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After a discussion with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in June, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee was considering bringing a New York style stop-and-frisk policy to his city.  New York City broke records in 2011 as police stopped 685,724...
U.S. silver medalist Leo Manzano shares the story of many “DREAMers.” He was born in Guanajuato, Mexico and his parents brought him at age 4 without papers to the United States. He grew up in Marble Falls, Texas, where...
It didn't take long for the Democrats to release their first video on Medicare since the selection of Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as Mitt Romney's running mate on Saturday. In the 2011 version of the Ryan Budget plan Medicare is...
If this is considered one of the riskier picks that Governor Romney could make for the 2012 GOP presidential ticket, it displays just how close-to-the-vest and safe the Republicans have collectively approached November. Let's face it, folks: picking Congressman...

Maria Otero

Name: Maria Otero Title/Occupation: President and CEO Organization: ACCION International What Makes The Person A Game Changer:  María Otero is the Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs and also serves as the Special Coordinator for Tibetan Issues. Prior to...
Judging from comments he made on the campaign trail, conservative activist Star Parker thinks that President Obama has been very clear in his anti-business stance – a criticism that has stuck with the president since 2009 in congressional Republican...
Maryland resident Beverly Hunt said she gets a little apprehensive whenever she crosses the District line and she is extra vigilant as she travels to business meetings and other activities in the city. Her biggest fears are speeding cameras and...
School chancellor-turned reformer Michelle Rhee is engaged in a battle royale with schools expert and public schools defender Dianne Ravitch. Rhee argues that poor teacher performance is to blame for America’s perpetually poor performance on standardized testing. Ravitch counters...
Yesterday, Jamaicans took to the streets to celebrate their 1-2-3 sweep in the 200 meter finals at the London 2012 Olympics. Some of its native sons and daughters who have elected to run for the United States, where they live...
By Philadelphia Tribune staff writer Damon C. Williams It just got that much easier for businesses participating in the Opportunity Scholarship Tax Program to recoup a portion of the $50 million Governor Tom Corbett earmarked for the initiative. The plan...