Category Archives: Barack Obama

New right-hand-man’s Minnesota bio provides comic material for Obama

Most notable among Obama’s shout-outs to reliably Democratic Minnesota was noting McDonough’s “college football days as a defensive back under the legendary John Gagliardi” at St. John’s University from 1988-91.

Obama names Minnesota native Denis McDonough chief of staff

McDonough grew up in Stillwater and graduated from St. John’s University, where he studied history and played defensive back for legendary football coach John Gagliardi.

President Appoints Hispanic Catholic Theologian Miguel Diaz as Ambassador to the Vatican

COLLEGEVILLE, Minnesota (Catholic Online) – After weeks of speculation which generated scores of opinion pieces, President Barack Obama has surprised many observers by choosing Miguel Diaz, PhD, as the United States Ambassador to the Holy See. Professor Diaz is on … Continue reading