In 2012, youth voters may prove elusive for Obama 

Published in USA TODAY on July 29, 2011. WASHINGTON – Three years ago, Max Eden made phone calls and spent weekends in New Hampshire working for Barack Obama’s presidential campaign. Today, the 22-year-old recent graduate of Yale University says Obama “very, very gradually lost me.” Eden is co-founder of a national group called Students for […]

Flag’s restoration mirrors a nation’s healing 

Published in USA TODAY on July 14, 2011. WASHINGTON — The National 9/11 Flag is a hodgepodge of threads and patches from around the country. The red and white stripes have faded to dark maroon and gray. Smaller U.S. flags have been sewn into the upper right corner to hold it together. The flag, originally […]