Streams

Carly Cody

Carly Cody appears in the following:

5 Things To Know About Obama's Nominee For Health Secretary

Friday, April 11, 2014

Sylvia Mathews Burwell, the president's pick to replace retiring HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, has small-town roots and big-time government experience.

Comment

Luci Baines Johnson: Vietnam War 'Lanced' LBJ's Gut Every Night

Thursday, April 10, 2014

NPR's Don Gonyea spoke to LBJ's younger daughter about the personal costs of the presidency. "It was his cross to bear, and we felt it very much at home as well as in a public way," she says.

Comment

Americans, Just Get Over It And Make The Souffle

Thursday, April 10, 2014

The souffle has inspired fear in the hearts of American cooks for decades. But the fluffy French dish is the victim of a bad rap, says baker Greg Patent — and he has a recipe to remedy it.

Comment

Study: States Did Better Job Running Elections In 2012

Tuesday, April 08, 2014

Most states improved improved their election performance between 2008 and 2012, with overall wait times at polling stations decreasing in many places.

Comment

Former Senate Rivals Team Up To Combat Campus Sexual Assault

Monday, April 07, 2014

Sens. Claire McCaskill and Kirsten Gillibrand are calling for increased funding to bulk up the Department of Education's Office of Civil Rights.

Comment

Robert Strauss, Former Party Chairman And Power Broker, Dies At 95

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Strauss, a well-connected Texas lawyer who served as chairman of the Democratic National Committee, advised presidents from both parties.

Comment

White House Launches Climate Change Data Website

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Climate.data.gov is designed to make government data more accessible to researchers and industries trying to adapt to global warming.

Comment

Former Florida Gov. Reubin Askew Dies At 85

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Askew implemented a five percent corporate tax and pushed for ethics-in-government laws such as the "Sunshine Amendment" mandating financial disclosure by public officials.

Comment

4 Reasons The Pew Millennials Report Should Worry Democrats, Too

Monday, March 10, 2014

A new survey of Americans aged 18 to 32 includes some troubling news for the GOP. But the findings also suggest that few millennials see big differences between the two major parties.

Comment

Seth Rogen Tees Off On Senators Who Walked Out On His Testimony

Thursday, February 27, 2014

When the comic addressed a U.S. Senate subcommittee about Alzheimer's disease Wednesday, the experience was anything but typical.

Comment

Study: Conservatives And Liberals Rarely Debate On Twitter

Monday, February 24, 2014

When it comes to political discourse, Twitter chatter splits along liberal and conservative lines that rarely cross, according to a new report.

Comment

Calif. Billionaire Plans $100 Million Climate Change Campaign

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Tom Steyer, a retired hedge-fund investor, is aiming to spend big money to make global warming a priority issue in this year's midterm elections.

Comment

Activist Sandra Fluke Passes On Congressional Run

Wednesday, February 05, 2014

The women's rights advocate and lawyer has said she plans to run instead for the California state Senate spot currently held by Ted Lieu.

Comment

Women's Rights Activist Sandra Fluke Aims For Congressional Seat

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Fluke, a political lightning rod in 2012, might be joining what figures to be a crowded race to succeed retiring California Rep. Henry Waxman.

Comment

Super Bowl XLVIII: A Political Guide

Sunday, February 02, 2014

Neither the Seahawks nor the Broncos are among the top NFL teams when it comes to political contributions, but they're still plenty active.

Comment

Survivor D.C.: Why One Top Official Will Skip The State Of The Union

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

One member of Obama's Cabinet will be absent from the House chamber during the president's State of the Union address Tuesday evening. Why? To ensure the continuity of federal government in the event of catastrophe.

Comment

Election Panel Calls For More Early Voting

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

A bipartisan election administration commission, appointed by President Obama, delivered a list of recommendations aimed at dealing with the problem of long lines at polling places.

Comment

California Rep. George Miller To Retire

Monday, January 13, 2014

A top ally to House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, the California Democrat announced Monday that he will not seek re-election after serving in Congress for 40 years.

Comment

Majority In Congress Are Millionaires

Monday, January 13, 2014

An analysis by the Center for Responsive Politics found there wasn't much distinction between the two parties: Democrats had a median net worth of $1.04 million as compared to about $1 million for Republicans. In both cases, the averages are up from last year, when the numbers were $990,000 and $907,000, respectively.

Comment

Gallup: Record Number Of Americans Identify As Independents

Wednesday, January 08, 2014

The uptick reflects a trend in recent years toward eschewing party labels. It's a shift that's hurt the GOP more than the Democratic Party.

Comment