More than 2,000 environmentalists are expected to travel to Washington to protest a controversial oil pipeline from Aug. 20 to Sept. 3.
The Center for American Progress and the American Enterprise Institute collaborated on a comprehensive report that finds state education agencies lacking in transparency and too focused on compliance.
Student body presidents from four Vermont colleges joined forces with student leaders from 40 other states in an effort to push Congress and the president to raise the federal debt ceiling and cut spending.
As part of Michelle Obama’s Let’sMove! campaign to combat childhood obesity, professional lacrosse players joined local kids at the White House to highlight the importance of exercise and to learn about Native American origins of the game.
The White House suggests lacrosse could be the answer for childhood obesity among American Indians.
President Barack Obama called on congressional leaders Wednesday to return to the White House for a scheduled meeting tomorrow, hoping to break the deadlock over the nation’s borrowing limit and its mounting debt. On Tuesday, Independent Vermont Sen. Bernard Sanders urged Obama to “stand tall” and push for “shared sacrifice” in negotiations.