Augusta National Golf Club Chairman Billy Payne said he supports a movement by Scotland’s Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews to add women as members of its private club, as his did two years ago.
A television advertisement in Alaska, where Democratic Senator Mark Begich is seeking re- election, criticizes federal government inaction and shows a candidate by a snowmobile saying: “Washington will figure out that I don’t take no for an answer.”
Senate Democrats should drop their demand to tie an International Monetary Fund measure to Ukraine aid legislation so Congress can speed assistance to the country’s fledgling government, Representative Nita Lowey said.
When rebels stormed Muammar Qaddafi’s fortified compound this week, they found the Libyan dictator’s photo album of former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, whom he once described as a “darling black African woman.”
Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who last year became one of the first two female members at Augusta National Golf Club, played a casual round of golf with three-time Masters champion Phil Mickelson yesterday ahead of this week’s tournament.
The news that Augusta National Golf Club had invited Condoleezza Rice and Darla Moore to join Bill Gates and Warren Buffett as its newest members came as a surprise even to some who already have a green jacket.