When he is not starring in action movies or promoting fitness, Arnold Schwarzenegger, is a bona fide wonk — and the namesake of the University of Southern California's Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy. Yes, the Schwarzenegger Institute, where the motto is "advancing policy not politics."
Barack Hussein Obama took the presidential oath at 11:55 Sunday morning in a small ceremony at the White House, gripping the reins of office for another four-year term and a chance to build on his already historic legacy — though unlike the beginning of his first term, he now faces a divided Congress capable of thwarting him.
After winning the 2008 election, then President-elect Obama promised the "most open and accessible Inauguration in history" by banning corporate contributions and placing a $50,000 limit on donations from individuals. Fast-forward four years and things are a lot different.
With the Olympics in action, Washingtonians may be wondering where they can locally watch supertalented young people conduct amazing feats of strength and agility. Conveniently enough, they can get their fix at the International Young Artist Piano Competition.
The Obamas celebrated the holiday season with musical stars Justin Bieber, Cee Lo Green, Jennifer Hudson, Victoria Justice and the Band Perry at the 30th annual "Christmas in Washington" concert Sunday night.
Emmy-award winning actor Beau Bridges told the Daily Caller that wealthy Americans have "the responsibility" to pay more in taxes and "help people out that need support."
The shift from home entertainment system and central air conditioning to Ferris wheel and fried Oreos is sudden, harsh and liberating. Fairway games remind us that before we were symbolic analysts, PR pitchmen and parents, we were little league pitchers and amateur strongmen. The food carts remind us that we once had stomachs of steel (but no longer).
U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, actress Marlo Thomas and sports team owner Jerry M. Reinsdorf are among the people and institutions being honored with a national prize for public service.
A grass-roots rally is building among those who insist that Sen. Jim DeMint deserves a seat on the Senate Finance Committee.