When asked at his 1952 inauguration as president of Notre Dame to pose with a pigskin, as if he were a successor to Knute Rockne, the Rev. Theodore Hesburgh said, “I’m not the football coach. I’m the president.”
President Barack Obama called on the Department of Labor today to draw up a rule to protect people who save in IRAs, 401(k)s and other workplace retirement plans from hidden fees and expenses that may drain billions from their accounts.
In his penultimate State of the Union address, President Barack Obama on Tuesday night announced wide-ranging proposals he said would improve the economic prospects of the middle class, including helping families pay for college and child care, while giving more workers access to retirement plans.
Bill Clinton was on the Ellen show this week talking about his new granddaughter, or as I like to call her, the other Charlotte. The former prez made some great points about grandparenting, although he and Hillary clearly haven’t spent a whole lot of time with the little one.
Raymond Burse believes in spreading the wealth. The interim president of Kentucky State University is giving up more than $90,000 of his annual salary to boost pay for the school's minimum-wage employees.
Contractors found to have discriminated against workers because of their age or committed other recent labor-law violations will be ineligible for federal contracts under an executive order that President Barack Obama signed today.
Legendary singer Linda Ronstadt, 68, undoubtedly has had plenty of secret admirers over the years, though perhaps none quite as famous as the president of the United States.
Many know him as Walter White - the high school chemistry teacher turned drug kingpin of Breaking Bad - but actor Bryan Cranston will be making his way back to television as President Lyndon B. Johnson in a new HBO TV movie.
President Obama's latest physical examination found him in excellent health, except for one nagging little pain: no, not his political critics. He has "recurrent plantar fasciitis" of the right foot, says his physician.
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