Just hours after there was a reported breakthrough in fiscal cliff negotiations, there were signs on Tuesday that the GOP will move forward with a proposed tax hike, without involving the Democrats. Politico and The Hill said House Speaker John Boehner was preparing a bill that called for a tax hike on households making more… [Continue Reading]
Long before the Beatles invaded America, a rock star took Europe by storm as part of the Revolutionary War: Benjamin Franklin. This week marks the anniversary of French recognition of the United States in the Revolutionary War, an act that was engineered in great part by Franklin. When Franklin arrived in France in late 1776,… [Continue Reading]
President Barack Obama will say during a taped TV interview on Friday night that he is opposed to prosecuting recreational marijuana users in Colorado and Washington, in his first public comments on legalization in those two states.
Almost four years ago, President Barack Obama turned heads when he appointed an NFL owner as an ambassador. And now, names like Anna Wintour are in the gossip mill, with no State Department experience.
There’s a lot of attention on the number 12, various combinations, on this unique day of December 12, 2012. Here’s a look at the biggest American history events, related to today’s birthday number.