Daniel Strauss is a reporter for Talking Points Memo. He was previously a breaking news reporter for The Hill newspaper and has written for Politico, Roll Call, The American Prospect, and Gaper's Block. He has also interned at Democracy: A Journal of Ideas and The New Yorker. Daniel grew up in Chicago and graduated from the University of Michigan with a B.A. in History. At Michigan he helped edit Consider, a weekly opinion magazine. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Omar Gonzalez, the fence jumper carrying a knife who made it deep into the White House, was not tackled, in the end, by an on-duty Secret Service agent. He was actually tackled by an off-duty Secret Service agent who was leaving for the night, according to a new report in The Washington Post.
New Hampshire Republican Congressional candidate Marilinda Garcia dismissed raising the minimum wage as a "wedge issue" by President Barack Obama's administration that actually wouldn't help people and instead is just a "petty, short-sighted type of little issue."
Omar Gonzalez, the White House jumper who scaled the White House fences and made it past the lawn, made it far deeper into the White House before being caught than officials previously said, according to a new report from The Washington Post on Monday.
At a panel on the future of marriage in the United States, Frank Schubert, who has served as the National Organization for Marriage's political director, aimed to unskew polls showing broad support for same-sex marriage in the country.