Posts from December 21, 2012

John Kerry to be Named as Secretary of State Nominee Today


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


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…