The House acted last night with boldness and leadership to pass the DREAM Act.
"I thank my God every time I think of you.
Just a few years ago, I remember how often people would be surprised when I told them that one in six children lived in poverty in America.
One of my Saturday morning rituals is to listen to NPR's Weekend Edition, hosted by my friend Scott Simon, during my morning work out.
The emotion that grips me this morning, after watching President Obama's speech last night and listening to the commentary about the "end of our combat mission in Iraq," is a deep sadness.
For the sake of resting my soul, while I was on vacation with my wife and boys, I was sure not to watch any cable news.
I was glad the president emphasized the need to break our addiction to oil in his speech last night, and I thought he did a good job of demonstrating commitment to the people of the Gulf region.
I am watching unbelievable pictures tonight of endless swaths of brown oil mixed with the blue waters of the Gulf of Mexico, of dying wetlands and marshes, of miles of contaminated coastlines, of d