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Obama Signs Hate Crime Bill

October 28, 2009 by


By Jacqueline Onorato On Wednesday, President Obama signed a $680 billion dollar defense budget bill into law that includes an expansion of the hate crime bill to include assault on an individual based on his or her sexual orientation or gender identity a federal crime. The bill was named for Wyoming teenager Matthew Shepard who […]

President’s Address Received Well By Congress, Nation; Governor Jindal’s Response Draws Criticism

February 27, 2009 by


Update: The full address is available free — and in HD — at this link (hosted by By Jim Chandley President Obama was interrupted over 60 times on Tuesday night as he addressed Congress in a State of the Union-like speech that wasn’t technically called a State of the Union. He led with one […]