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How President Obama Can Answer An Important Constitutional Question With Tonight’s Speech On Syria

Posted on · President Obama will make his case for what to do about Syria this evening. The President could put on hold plans for a military strike, after Russia proposed to secure Syria's stockpiles of chemical weapons. David Pitman talked with a local political expert who expects tonight's speech to answer the fundamental question of whether the President needs Congress to be on board with taking military action abroad.

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President Talks to Students

Posted on · It wasn't the State of the Union address, but President Barack Obama delivers one of his most anticipated speeches to the nation's school students. Although it created controversy before he delivered it, teachers at one east side elementary school say they thought their students listened and understood what the President had to say. Pat Hernandez has more.

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Bringing the Internet to the White House

Posted on · Barack Obama brought the presidency into the internet age. His campaign to the White House was aided by a vast online community of supporters. It harnessed the power of social technologies including blogs, texts, and iphones. Pat Hernandez has more.

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A Lesson in History

Posted on · The start of a new presidency has provided instructors with a teaching moment. But some teachers at Burbank Middle School on the north side are still amazed about the Inauguration of the nation's first African-American president. Pat Hernandez has the story.

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Houstonians Celebrate History

Posted on · Houstonians assembled in churches and schools across the city today to witness the Inauguration of President Barack Obama. More than a hundred people gathered at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church in the heart of the Third Ward. Laurie Johnson was there.