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  • The Preidential Medal of Freedom
    President Obama: 16 named to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom
    This year marks the 50th anniversary for the Presidential Medal of Freedom which was first established by President John F. Kennedy through an Executive Order. The Presidential Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor,...
  • Obama nominates Mel Watt to lead FHFA
    Obama urges Congress to help build stronger housing market
    Echoing his message in a speech earlier this week in Phoenix, Ariz., in his weekly address on Saturday President Barack Obama praised the progress the housing market has made in its recovery over the past four years, calling on Congress to work to...
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    Jailed: GOP candidate hit with jail time for voter fraud
    A Republican candidate who ran for a Massachusetts state House seat in 2012 has been sentenced to a year in jail after he pled guilty to voter fraud.During the 2012 election, Jack Villamaino ran in the Republican primary for a state House seat in...


  • Franklin Graham
    Franklin Graham: Obama administration 'heavily influenced by Muslims'
    On Saturday, Rev. Franklin Graham, son of evangelist Billy Graham, offered an explanation for why Democrats, including Barack Obama, and their allies in the liberal media, have shunned Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Writing on Facebook...
  • FEBRUARY 27: U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) addresses the 42nd annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) February 27, 2015 in National Harbor, Maryland
    Rand Paul Wins the CPAC 2015 Straw Poll
    As I predicted yesterday, Rand Paul won the 2015 CPAC Straw poll for the third time in a row: Sen. Rand Paul - 26% Gov. Scott Walker - 21% Sen. Ted Cruz - 17%Still surging, Scott Walker came in second without the benefit of any obvious CPAC Straw...
  • Ben Scafidi, Professor of Economics at Georgia College & State University discusses the ecconomics of School Choice at the AmplifyChoice Conference January 31, 2015
    Education policy is all about the money
    During the Franklin Center's Amplify Choice Conference, which was held at the end of January 2015 in Washington, D.C., Ben Scafidi, Professor of Economics at Georgia College & State University discussed the economics of school choice...


  • President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney
    Polls: Obama leading in Wisconsin, Iowa and Ohio
    New polls released today by Public Policy Polling (PPP), show President Barack Obama leading Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney in three key battleground states. The new polls show the President leading in Wisconsin, Iowa and Ohio.Ohio...
  • Obama Romney Debate
    A breakdown of the most recent Obama versus Romney polls
    With new polls released over the last 24 hours showing President Obama doing gaining on Mitt Romney the national race is now tied with just five days until the the presidential election. Romney has led in the national polls for much of the last...
  • President Obama
    Updated polls: Obama expanding swing state lead, national race tight
    The election is down to its final days and President Obama and Mitt Romney are making their final push to put them over the top on Tuesday.Like a roller coaster, the 2012 presidential election has had its ups, downs and ins and outs. Both...