New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg calls President Barack Obama's stand on gay marriage "a major turning point in the history of American civil rights."
Mayor Bloomberg Calls Obama's Gay Marriage Stance, "Huge Step" Flickr, moppet65535
President Obama attacks Republican Congressman Paul Ryan's budget proposal, and outlines some priorities he would like to see in next year's budget.
Forcefully rejecting Republican budget-cutting plans, President Barack Obama on Wednesday proposed lowering the nation's future deficits by $4 trillion over a dozen years and vowed he would not allow benefit cuts for the poor and the elderly to pay for tax breaks for the rich.
Top White House officials spoke at Wednesday’s conference which marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of Sharpton’s civil rights group. Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan and Secretary of Education Arne Duncan were all in attendance.