Lost in the criticism of Tamerlan Tsarnaev's wife receiving government assistance is the fact that she worked between 70-90 hours per week and still needed help.
Gender equality will not be achieved through “girl power” alone. Feminists need men to advocate for and with them.
The nomination of John Brennan to be director of the CIA is full of controversy. He was an architect of "enhanced interrogation" techniques that left a stain on America.
Coal is king in southern West Virginia. But we can already see the effect that the dwindling supply of coal is having on this region.
Live Election Night updates, with a special focus on the key battleground state of Virginia and the state of Maryland, and veterans who are running for office throughout the country.
President Barack Obama won the debate, hands down. He did this by highlighting his policies while Mitt Romney showed his inexperience in foreign affairs.
Follow along for some smart, and sometimes humorous (both accidentally and on purpose) insights into the third and final presidential debate on foreign policy in Boca Raton, Florida.
In March, I reported on the failures of the Department of Veterans Affairs in paying out education benefits to student veterans in a timely fashion. Here is an update.
By using rules and procedures, Republican members of the Senate kill veterans Job Corps bill. This is just the latest GOP obstruction aimed at denying President Obama any sort of victory.
Because I served my country in Iraq, I have been fortunate enough to have many opportunities come to me. Others who fought alongside are not that lucky.
In order to protect jobs, investments and our troops overseas, the federal government still needs to support the fast growing green energy sector.
With record unemployment in the veteran population and record growth expected in the renewable energy field, matching veterans with clean energy jobs is a no-brainer.
Chuck Brown was one of the few things that brought people of the DC together. The celebration of his music could be a rebirth of bipartisanship in Washington.
Attention is on the presidential debate on Monday, but as the candidates discuss China, who are the key players in Chinese politics? Everything you need to know about Chinese leadership.
A look at Tuesday's Maryland primary.
National Security needs to be prioritized over partisanship in Congress. The Military's efforts to integrate clean, alternative energy sources is sound policy.
Marine Gary Stein claims that his "Armed Forces Tea Party Patriots" Facebook page is free speech, but using social media to voice political opinions demonstrates poor discipline.
Because of the video produced by Invisible Children, Joseph Kony has received a lot of attention. But once he is captured, we can not afford to ignore the problems in Uganda.
It is more prudent to use Special Forces in our current conflicts because, as force multipliers, they are better equipped to deal with the problem of global terrorism.
Thousands of current and future veterans will miss out on a college education because the post 9/11 GI Bill is woefully outdated.
Politicians should use the latest rise in gas prices to push for alternative energy solutions.
Obama is correct in rejecting the Keystone XL Pipeline project. This is part of a greater strategy that includes long-term jobs in the U.S. and environmental responsibility.