Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama to include same-sex couples in his immigration proposal

TweetBuzzFeed is reporting that President Obama will include same-sex couples in the immigration reform proposal he will present today in Las Vegas. He is scheduled to deliver his speech, which you can watch live here, at 2:55. According to BuzzFeed, A Democratic source said: “Same-sex couples will be part of his proposal.” A second source [...]
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Quick hit: Obama named TIME 2012 Person of the Year

TweetThe completely warranted if somewhat safe pick is accompanied by a lovely longform profile that manages to add new dimensions to a now well-worn story of Obama’s journey from Chicago community organizer to re-elected president and historical icon.The profile emphasizes the role that women, minorities, and young people played in electing Barack Obama both times. [...]
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Breaking: President Obama wins re-election

Tweet   At least 18 women – a record high – will serve in the Senate starting in 2013. Marriage equality, marijuana legalization propositions do well country-wide. While female candidates fared well, GOP anti-woman anti-abortion rights candidates were overwhelmingly defeated. Stay tuned for additional coverage and analysis.   Tweet
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Why 34 mentions of Israel got me trashed last night

TweetBefore last night’s debate, I created a little drinking game for myself and anyone who wanted to join. The instructions were to drink every time Israel was mentioned and drink twice every time the candidate emphasized how close he was with Israel and/or its Prime Minister or criticized his opponent for not being close enough. [...]
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The gender gap in presidential politics approaches an all-time high

TweetAccording to Nate Silver, the gender gap in this year’s election could rival the 20-point high in the 2000 election between Bush and Gore: Weird. Wonder if this has anything to do with that “war on women” that totally doesn’t exist. Tweet
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