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US women's soccer team celebrates gold (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Opinion: Olympic Gold To Celebrate The 40th Anniversary Of Title IX

As we celebrate these women’s victories we must remember that Title IX created the opportunities for women to succeed in sports. When progressives push for public policy changes, that is what we seek: not guaranteed outcomes but guaranteed access.

08/13/2012

Sudanese marathon runner Guor Marial smiles as he arrives at the Heathrow airport, in London on August 3, 2012, on day 7 of the London 2012 olympic games. (credit: Andrew Cowie/GettyImages)

Sudan Refugee Running Without A Country At Olympics

When Guor Marial was 8, he sprinted through the darkness with the hope of escaping child slavery at a labor camp in Sudan.

08/08/2012

(photo credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/GettyImages)

Pick-A-Side: Which Is Your Favorite Michael Phelps Face?

08/03/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Mitt Romney’s Terrible Foreign Trip

Mitt’s terrible foreign trip isn’t just bad press and a campaign stumble. In diplomacy gaffes, missteps, and offenses have real consequences for our national security and the peace and stability of the world.

08/02/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Hopefully For Romney ‘Likability’ Won’t Be Important In 2012

When Mitt is back home, will the offensive comments stop? Republicans can only hope so because this race is too important to be decided by “how much America likes one guy over another”. But such a factor could very well decide the outcome of this election.

07/31/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney at the Olympic opening ceremony in London (Photo credit: TOBY MELVILLE/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: Romney’s Gold Medal In Tax Deductions

“[Romney] has pushed the envelope all the way to the edge, to his benefit, and I think that Americans would find that pretty distasteful. I think it’s going to make Americans recoil, and that’s why I think he’s not releasing those returns,” said Former Auto Czar Steve Rattner.

07/30/2012

Credit: Garrett Ellwood/Getty Images

Defending Champs Off To Good Start

The U.S. men’s basketball team overcame a slow start before cruising to a 98-71 win over France in their Olympic opener.

FM News 100.5 KXNT–07/29/2012

File photo of iant Olympic rings next to Tower Bridge in London, England. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

British PM ‘Middle Of Nowhere’ Comment Elicits Jab

Mitt Romney jabbed. British Prime Minister David Cameron countered. Salt Lake City’s mayor hit back. Ah, let the games begin. No, not the much-anticipated 2012 Olympics, but an across-the-pond kerfuffle between London, the host city, and Salt Lake City, the home of the 2002 Winter Olympics.

07/28/2012

File photo of Pat Porter (#933) during the Men's 10,000 metres event at the XXIII Olympiic Summer Games on 6th August 1984 at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum in Los Angeles, California, United States.(Photo by Steve Powell/Getty Images)

Two-Time Olympian Runner Killed In Ariz. Plane Crash

A two-time Olympic distance runner, his 15-year-old son and his son’s friend were killed in a fiery plane crash in Sedona, Ariz., his wife said Friday.

07/28/2012

Mitt Romney at 10 Downing Street (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Opinion: Romney Falls Flat In London But Still Rakes In Cash From Libor Bankers

Mitt Romney insulted Britain’s preparations for the Olympics and inspired quotes like “apparently devoid of charm, warmth, humor or sincerity” and “worse than Sarah Palin” before cashing campaign checks from bankers and lobbyists who are at the center of the Libor scandal.

07/27/2012

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