President Obama supplants NYT editor as Barnard speaker


NEW YORK, March 4 ( – New York Times, move aside for the President of the United States. President Barack Obama has supplanted Times editor Jill Abramson as Barnard College’s commencement speaker this year, per an announcement on Barnard’s website. “This is an extraordinary honor for Barnard and we are thrilled to welcome President Obama for this important moment in the lives of our graduates and their families,” Barnard President Deborah L. Spar said in a statement. …

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Rush Limbaugh loses another sponsor over Sandra Fluke remarks

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