Senate’s Filibuster Rule Change Should Help Obama Achieve Key Second-Term Priorities

[The Washington Post] The Senate vote Thursday to lower the barriers for presidential nominations should make it easier for President Obama to accomplish key second-term priorities, including tougher measures on climate change and financial regulation, that have faced intense opposition from Republicans in Congress. The […read more]


The Four Biggest Mistakes We’re Making in the Climate Change Debate

[Catholic.org] LOS ANGELES, CA (Catholic Online) – I commonly write on climate change as a favorite topic and have interviewed several climatologists about the issue. My coworkers engage me in friendly discussions and the recent report in the Daily Mail that proved the surface area of Arctic […read more]

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Clearing the Air on Climate Change

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   In response to a commentary I wrote, I received a note the other day from a reader.  Among other things they were most concerned about what they believed to have been the dismissal of those who challenge the […read more]

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Influencing Barack Obama’s Second Act

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   There is a different feel in the air, and it should not be surprising.  As historic as was the re-election of President Obama, nothing can replace the uniqueness of the opening of his first term four years ago.  […read more]