Arne Duncan

File photo of Secretary of Education Arne Duncan. (credit: Getty Images)

8 States Get Waiver From No Child Left Behind

Federal officials are granting another eight states flexibility from the Bush-era No Child Left Behind law.


House Speaker John Boehner should be one of President Obama's opponents to potentially paint his support of same-sex marriage as the President flip-flopping on an important topic. (credit: Getty Images)

GOP: Gay Marriage An Issue But Not Like Economy

Republican activists now want to use Obama’s stance on the same-sex marriage — public opinion is about evenly split — to paint the president as a flip-flopper and to boost Mitt Romney’s image in the eyes of conservatives who are still warming to him.


President Barack Obama is hoping to cast Mitt Romney, the presumptive GOP nominee, as an adversary on affordable college opportunities. (credit: Getty Images)

Obama Casts GOP As Barrier To Low-Cost Education

Eager to energize young voters, President Barack Obama is depicting Republicans as obstacles to an affordable college education.


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Obama Gives Thumbs Up To College Football Playoff, Jeremy Lin

President Barack Obama gives his seal of approval to a college football playoff, plans to welcome his hometown Chicago Bulls to the White House as NBA champions sometime in the next “five years” and says he’s “been on the Jeremy Lin bandwagon for a while.”