President Obama has unveiled his plan tonight for a withdrawal of U.S. troops from Afghanistan. Mr. Obama says the U.S. will pull out 10,000 troops by the end of this year, with a total of 33,000 brought home by next summer. There are currently 100,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, and there have been demands in… Continue reading Yarmuth Wants “Significant” Drawdown Of Afghanistan Troops
A recent law in Indiana that blocked government funding to Planned Parenthood could backfire. The bill is aimed at blocking abortion, and it stops any Medicaid funding from going to Planned Parenthood. The organization receives about $3 million for services, but cannot use the money on abortions. While Planned Parenthood is challenging the law in… Continue reading White House Says Indiana Law Could Cost the State Medicaid Funding
He told the Post and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina this week that he’s decided only that he would not run against his father, Texas Congressman Ron Paul, who’s thinking about seeking the nomination again in 2012. The elder Paul ran for president in 2008.
Two Hoosiers and two Kentuckians will be attend the first-ever White House Summit on Community Colleges Tuesday in Washington. The summit will be focused mainly on improving education accessibility and attainment.
Tom Snyder and an Ivy Tech student were invited to speak with other presidents and students, as well as President Barack Obama and Dr. Jill Biden. Snyder says he’s encouraged by the administration’s attention to community colleges because not enough Americans have college degrees or certificates. Snyder says there are three options to remedy the situation.