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2014-07-28 23:04:01

BlogHer, Inc., The Center for American Progress and The Huffington Post Launch Platform to Highlight Work/Life Conflicts Faced by the Changing American Family San Jose, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 In response to the increasing conflict between work and family life Americans face today, BlogHer, The Center for American Progress and The Huffington Post are teaming up to launch “Make Life Work,” a campaign to raise awareness and promote real solutions to the difficulties faced by families...

2014-07-28 16:26:28

The measure would seek to correct longstanding systemic problems within the department WASHINGTON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The country's largest wartime veterans organization welcomed the introduction of a bill in Congress that would fix longstanding, widespread problems within the Department of Veterans Affairs, which have impaired its ability to deliver timely health care and benefits to America's veterans. At a news conference today, Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and Rep....

2014-07-28 00:20:45

Subscription-based channel available at SarahPalinChannel.com. Los Angeles, July 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TAPP co-founders Jeff Gaspin, former chairman of NBC Universal Television, and Jon Klein, former president of CNN/U.S., announce the official launch of the Sarah Palin Channel, a subscription-based online network offering supporters of the candidate for Vice President of the United States and former Alaska Governor unprecedented access to and interaction with Governor Palin....

2014-07-23 08:39:31

Aspen Institute and Knight Foundation present FOCAS 2014 WASHINGTON, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Leaders and experts from the public and private sectors will meet to discuss innovative ways to strengthen the Internet to promote free expression, personal choice and a secure and vibrant economy at a roundtable discussion next month in Aspen, Colorado. The event, taking place August 10-13, will be streamed live at http://www.aspeninstitute.tv....

2014-07-22 08:29:15

New recommendations call for improved cyber readiness to meet growing threat, streamlined congressional oversight and increased transparency WASHINGTON, July 22, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The members of the 9/11 Commission, led by Chairman Tom Kean and Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton, released a new report today to reflect the altered but dangerous terrorist threat facing the nation. Ten years after the release of the commission's original report, with mounting threats from the...

2014-07-21 16:24:21

DNI James Clapper to make remarks WASHINGTON, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC), the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, former 9/11 Commission Chairman Tom Kean, former Vice Chairman Lee Hamilton and other commission members will release a new report tomorrow at 9AM at the Newseum, a decade after The 9/11 Commission Report was released. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140514/87824 James Clapper, the Director of...

2014-07-21 09:55:39

University of Notre Dame In January of 2009, Barack Obama assumed the U.S. presidency in the midst of the most severe recession since the great depression of the 1930s. While many Americans hoped the new administration would take an active role in providing relief for those harmed by the economic collapse, a "Tea Party" movement emerged to oppose Obama's agenda. University of Notre Dame political sociologist Rory McVeigh, whose study, "Educational Segregation, Tea Party Organizations,...

2014-07-18 12:20:51

New BPC/AEI Chartbook Outlines Military Personnel Spending WASHINGTON, July 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) and the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) released a chartbook today detailing the growth in spending on military personnel since 2001. The new explanatory resource shows that per capita personnel costs paid by the Department of Defense - including pay and health, retirement and other benefits - increased by 42 percent between 2001 and 2012...

2014-07-17 16:26:37

ST. LOUIS, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Centene Corporation (NYSE: CNC) announced today that it is a gold level sponsor of the National Council of La Raza Conference (NCLR), the largest national Hispanic civil rights and advocacy organization in the United States. The organization is holding its Annual Conference this weekend, July 19-22, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Simultaneously, NCLR will also host the National Latino Family Expo, a free event that is expected to attract over...

2014-07-16 12:27:07

The country's largest wartime veterans organization is responding to the needs of veterans and family members affected by the VA wait-time scandal INDIANAPOLIS, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Members of The American Legion's System Worth Saving (SWS) Task Force, created in 2003 to conduct annual evaluations of health-care quality at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) medical centers and other facilities. What: A Veterans Crisis Command Center, where the SWS team and...


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