A new rocket, the SpaceX Falcon 9 v1.1, launched today, and preliminary indications are that it was a smashing success, carrying a Canadian science satellite and three small secondary payloads into ...
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We've all seen the topline numbers; the President re-elected with almost 64 million votes, about 51% of the popular vote and a wipe-out in the Electoral College. The poor, sad GOP still doesn't ...
Every November my coworkers and I have to sit through a powerpoint presentation detailing our health insurance options. And every year, we find out how much of an increase we're going to see in our ...
This week was a historic election for women, both on the ballot and at the ballot box. Women knew what was at stake and showed up at the polls in 2008-level numbers, making up 53% of the electorate .
Not one shot fired:
President Barack Obama signs the Iran Sanctions Bill imposing tough new sanctions against Iran as further punishment for the country's continuing ambitions to become a nuclear ...
Something I wrote in 2008.
No less apropos in 2012.
For so many Americans, this year’s elections represent a true turning point.
For our middle class and poor families, it’s about whether they’ll continue to have access to the American dream. ...
I attended my first televised debate last night, between Senator Kirsten Gillibrand and Wendy Long at Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs.
Scott Wooledge had an insightful diary about the debate , ...
Thankfully Romney cares so much about women.
Last night Romney shared a personal woman story, which made the point that he really cared about women's issues.
“I recognized that if you're going ...