Democrats sweep presidential and senate elections

Elizabeth Warren speaks at the Massachusetts Democratic Convention on June 2 in Springfield, Mass. (Image courtesy of Elizabeth Warren.)

Voters reelected Barack Obama as president on Tuesday. In Massachusetts, voters named Elizabeth Warren to be their next senator.

The president thanked his supporters. “Tonight, in this election, you, the American people, reminded us that though our road has been hard, our journey has been long, we have picked ourselves up, we have fought our way back and we know in our heart, for the United States of America, the best is yet to come,” Obama said. Continue reading

Ford Foundation Gives $1 Million to Help Expand Number of U.S. Students with Experience in China

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NEW YORK, May 8, 2012 — The Ford Foundation today announced a $1 million contribution to support the creation of a nonprofit initiative to help increase the number of American university students who spend some portion of their academic years in China.
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