Booker sat down with The Daily in advance of the 2012 presidential election to discuss his predictions, the impact of Hurricane Sandy on governance and bipartisanship and the most pressing issues that will need to be addressed by the winner of the presidential election.
Judge Betty Binns Fletcher ’43, a former member of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeal known for being a trailblazer for women in the legal profession, died Monday night of natural causes. She was 89.
Ambassador Dennis Ross, a prominent Middle East adviser to Presidents Obama, Clinton and George H. W. Bush, affirmed his belief Tuesday night in CEMEX Auditorium that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s threats to attack Iran if an agreement on nuclear weapons is not reached are sincere.
With his sweep of five primaries Tuesday, former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney continues to consolidate his grip on the Republican presidential nomination, causing media attention to shift to his selection of a running mate. Stanford professors disagreed about just how important Romney’s choice may be come November.
King’s “I Have a Dream” speech is widely recognized as one of our country’s great orations. Through this speech, his work, and other statements, King stood not only for racial justice, but also for human rights, economic uplift, civil rights, (which by extension lead to environmental justice), international peace, and spiritual freedom…