Posts from December 21, 2012

John Kerry to be Named as Secretary of State Nominee Today

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The widely expected nomination of Senator John Kerry for Secretary of State is happening this afternoon, the NYT reports: President Obama plans to nominate Senator John Kerry of Massachusetts as secretary of state, a senior administration official sa…

Michelle Obama Writes Open Letter to Newtown, Connecticut

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Michelle Obama has published an open letter in the Hartford Courant responding to the tragedy in Newtown. Says the First Lady, in part: As a mother of two young daughters, my heart aches for you and your families. Like so many Americans, I wish there…