He dismisses Ahmadinejad's accusation that US meddled in Iranian politics and must apologize.
The 'King of Pop' used the music channel to moonwalk his way to fame. But his decline, too, was precipitated by the way TV amplified his peculiarities.
Obama's chief of staff says the final vote on a bill is not the only yardstick. Presidential outreach and incorporating GOP ideas count, too.
But lawmakers are in no rush to tackle a controversial issue that has broad economic and social implications.
Politics, economics, demographics all come into play.