In a conference call with student journalists on Monday, members of the Democratic National Committee discussed their plans to increase the job rate of the youth with President Obama’s American Jobs Act.
President Barack Obama announced from the White House late Sunday that bin Laden had been killed by a special operation in Pakistan. His body is in the custody of U.S. officials.
Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti will speak tonight at the University of Massachusetts about these recent developments in Gaza and to promote his new book.
Northampton Mayor Clare Higgins will leave office three months early to become the new executive director of Community Action.
Bob Massie is the only candidate so far to have declared his intentions to run against Scott Brown in 2012.
Vice President Joe Biden Monday called for America to have the highest proportion of college graduates in the world by 2020
Massachusetts Sen. John Kerry (D) introduced legislation last week to repeal the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), the 1996 bill which defines marriage as a legal union between one man and one woman.
In a Wednesday video message, President Barack Obama announced the debut of a new college campus-based community service program.
According to two UMass faculty members, research to determine the impact of homosexuals serving in the military is showing success, but will take a while for the results to catch on.
State Sen. Stan Rosenberg of Amherst is among the leaders of a charge on Beacon Hill to amend how ballot questions ultimately make their way to Bay State voters.
The House of Representatives passed a bill to cut the budget by 61 billion.
On Saturday, February 19, the House passed a bill to cut all federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
President Barack Obama released his 2012 budget Monday, which aims to cut discretionary spending and trim America’s trillion-dollar deficit by the end of the decade.
The Department of Labor has launched a new website, MyNextMove.dol.gov, to help young people find jobs.
One UMass student at the American University in Cairo was reportedly safe and headed home, according to a University official.
President Obama and other senior Administration officials announced Monday the debut of a new partnership between private sector, government and charitable organizations to promote entrepreneurship and business growth in America.
UMass’ Chinese courses and past student experiences appear to allude to success in contributing to First Lady Michelle Obama’s “100,000 Strong Initiative.”
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed Resolution 38, a piece of “legislation directing spending cuts to the fiscal year 2008 levels or less on the floor of the House today,” according a press release from the Committee on Appropriations.
A trio of Yale and Cornell professors have launched a new website, GiveitBackForJobs.org, to urge wealthy Americans to give their tax cuts to charity.