Up Close with CC Minton: First Lady Hosts White House Kids State Dinner

By CC Minton

First Lady Michelle Obama hosted fifty-five young and talented chefs at the White House “Kids State” Dinner. Continue Reading →

Op-Ed: Democracy Depends On Exchanging Ideas. Do Leaders Listen?

robert-obama1By Michael McQuillan

“Answer your mail.”  Mentors taught this as the first rule of politics when I worked in the U.S. Senate for Missouri’s Stuart Symington in the Seventies.  Continue Reading →

Congressman Rangel Honor Harlem Hellfighter Sergeant Henry Johnson

image001Congressman Charles B. Rangel who represents the 13th Congressional District of New York that includes upper Manhattan and parts of the Bronx submitted the following statement into the congressional record in honor of Sergeant Henry Johnson, who was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I by President Barack Obama:  Continue Reading →

President Obama Reps In His Columbia U T-Shirt With The First Lady Michelle

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama on College Signing Day,  2015. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama wears his Columbia University in Harlem and First Lady Michelle Obama wears her Princeton University t-shirt in support of her “Reach Higher” initiative as they strike a pose for their Alma mater on College Signing Day Celebration. Continue Reading →