As the president puts it, "The notion that we're going to keep 100 individuals in no man's land in perpetuity…the idea that we would still maintain, forever, a group of individuals who have not been tried, that's contrary to who we are, it's contrary to our interests, and it needs to stop."
The bill was introduced by Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA), and it could potentially give over 30 million Americans a pay raise.
Although at first glance, it appears that this bill would bolster America's middle class, the bill could certainly have some unintended effects.
On Jan. 16, President Obama signed 23 executive orders
regarding gun violence.
Barack Obama defeats Mitt Romney, 303 to 206, winning both Virginia and Ohio.
To calm your nerves before we find out the next President of the United States – or, later, to dry your tears if your candidate-of-choice doesn't get elected – check out these election-related snippets of TV comedy.
While many college-bound seniors think they have it tough, imagine applying to colleges, searching for scholarships and fighting to stay in the country. For some Blazers this isn't just a hypothetical, this is reality.
With all the scrutiny that comes with campaigning for the oval office, President Barack Obama and GOP nominee Mitt Romney have allowed the nation to pry into their personal lives and histories. What voters may not realize, however, is just how much the two campaigns know about the public.
For those who haven't watched the debate, Silver Chips Online has compiled a list of the good, the bad and the just plain sassy. Here's a rundown of the Top 10 boldest statements of the night.
Here at Silver Chips Online, we've taken the liberty to read and sum up both major parties' 2012 platforms, so you don't have to.
After an incident at the Republican National Convention, CNN camerawoman Patricia Carroll will probably find it hard to enjoy another peanut again.