Scott Cowen, president of Tulane University, and Norman Francis, president of Xavier University, said on Bloomberg Television’s “Political Capital with Al Hunt” that New Orleans is rebounding strongly from Hurricane Katrina and moving toward better race relations.
The college basketball game between Xavier University and the University of Cincinnati was stopped with 9.4 seconds left yesterday after a brawl broke out between the crosstown rivals. Three players were ejected.
John Boehner -- the Ohio congressman poised to be speaker if Republicans capture the U.S. House in the Nov. 2 elections -- pumped gas, mopped floors and tended his family’s bar to pull himself up from blue-collar roots to success in business and politics.
On a warm October Friday in downtown Cleveland, a small crowd of protesters chanted, “Hey, hey, ho, ho, Wall Street values have got to go.” A man hoisted a homemade sign saying Corporate America loves Rob Portman .
John Boehner , who mopped floors as a janitor to put himself through college, was chosen the 53rd speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives two months after the 2010 elections swept his Republican Party into control.