Michelle, Malia and Sasha Obama in Liberia for Let Girls Learn Initiative

“We left the president behind because he’s a boy,” the First Lady of the United States told a group of Liberian schoolgirls on her three-day tour in Liberia for her Let Girls Learn Initiative. Let Girls Learn, created by Michelle Obama, is dedicated to providing access and funding for millions of young girls worldwide. Currently, over 60 million girls and teen girls are not enrolled in school globally for social, economic and/or political reasons. Michelle brought along her daughters Sasha and Malia, who herself just graduated from high school and…

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President Obama Nominates Merrick Garland For Supreme Court

Merrick Garland, US appeals judge in the Washington DC circuit is Obama’s pick for Supreme Court Justice. Garland was nominated for the ninth seat on the highest court due to the sudden death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia February 13. Obama referred¬†to Garland as being ” One of America’s sharpest legal minds” on the white house lawn early Wednesday morning. Garland is described as being a moderate judge with an emphasis on gun control, a hot button issue for liberals and democrats alike. However, has garnered bipartisan support for over…