Daily Archives: February 7, 2013

Video | John Brennan CIA Director Nominee Confirmation Hearings

Confirmation hearings begin today for CIA Director nominee John Brennan. Watch it here live 2:30 p.m. EST/1:30 p.m. CT/1930 GMT. Let the games begin. Video excerpts

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Video | President Obama speaks at the Democratic Issues Conference

President Obama speaks at the Democratic Issues Conference.   PBO: “I LOVE NANCY PELOSI.” ALSO, SHE JUST GENERATES GOOD LOOKING GRANDBABIES.”

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Video | President Obama Speaks At The National Prayer Breakfast

President Obama speaks at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast. Updated with full video of President Obama’s remarks: Watch the full event here.

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African American History | Michelle J. Howard | First African-American woman to command a US Navy ship.

Michelle Janine Howard (born April 30, 1960) is an American Vice Admiral in the United States Navy. She currently serves as the Deputy Commander United States Fleet Forces Command and Director Combined Joint Operations From the Sea Centre of Excellence. … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread

Today’s trailblazer is Diahann Carroll. Diahann Carroll is the consummate entertainer. So varied and dynamic are her gifts that she continually astounds fans and critics alike with her versatility and magnetism. She is one of America’s major performing talents appearing … Continue reading

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