President Barak Obama

Beacon Hill Debate On Standardized Testing
Critics of standardized testing are pushing a handful of bills they say are aimed at reducing the state's reliance on the exams as graduation requirements.
One bill would allow the state to continue administering MCAS tests, but would create a three-year moratorium on using the test as a graduat…
Sheriff Hodgson Rips Immigration Bill
The formal introduction of a bipartisan Senate Immigration bill is sparking intense debate on Capitol Hill and beyond, as lawmakers and groups on all sides digest the 844-page legislation to enact sweeping changes to the nation's immigration laws...
Obama, Biden Take Oaths In “Private” Ceremonies
President Barack Obama has been formally inaugurated for a second term.
 
The nation's first African American President was sworn-in by Chief Justice John Roberts in a closed ceremony at the White House.  The public inauguration occurs tomorrow at the U...