An extraordinary appeal from Democratic Party pollster Patrick Caddell that in order to government effectively President Obama needs to announce he will not run in 2012 so that Hillary Clinton can unite the country as no one else seems able to do to. Read the article
The speaker of the US House of Representatives has come into her own as she shepherds through the most important social change in US policy in decades. In this article she is described as “the only grown-up” in Washington and someone who, as she approaches her 70th birthday, is a wonderful role model for what [...]
IN JANUARY 2007, as Nancy Pelosi was sworn in as Speaker of the US House of Representatives before a packed chamber that included more than 100 children, she invited some of these children to join her at the podium.
As the votes for her were tabulated, she held an infant in her arms and was surrounded by children.
She ended her inaugural speech by saying: “For these children, our children, and for all of America’s children, the House will come to order.”
It wouldn’t happen in Canberra.