Topic: Tom Vilsack
Shirley Sherrod was forced to resign from her Agriculture Department post for comments in a video posted online that shows she discriminated against a white farmer, conservatives say. The video makes Shirley Sherrod the newest focal point of a race-baiting feud between the left and right.
07/20/2010 06:50 pm
United States Department of Agriculture worker Shirley Sherrod says that the White House has forced her out of a job over a manufactured racial controversy.
07/20/2010 03:21 pm
The search for dozens of victims of the Ark. floods continues Sunday. Death toll rises to 18 but search conditions remain difficult.
06/13/2010 12:53 pm
The Obama administration is trying to improve the nutrition of school lunch menus, and it's putting at least $4.5 billion behind it.
06/04/2010 05:30 pm
An internal government report says dogs are dying in 'puppy mills' and those that survive are living in horrific conditions, due to lax enforcement of large kennels.
05/25/2010 04:39 pm
In Pictures The White House vegetable garden
Last year's White House garden wasn't big enough, Michelle Obama decided. So she expanded it this year. Already, the first lady and schoolchildren have begun planting vegetables in the popular plot.
04/01/2010 02:45 pm
The White House hosted a meeting Tuesday with 14 key senators, many from coal- and oil-producing states, who oppose curbs on carbon emissions. Obama appears to be making a big push to win Senate passage of revamped climate-energy legislation.
03/09/2010 06:56 pm
A key plank of the US strategy in Afghanistan is breaking up the opium trade in Helmand Province, as underscored by US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack’s visit to the region Monday.
01/12/2010 08:26 am
Vice President Joe Biden and five cabinet secretaries on Thursday delivered speeches nationwide about how stimulus money is helping local communities.
09/03/2009 01:00 am