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Now some fresh pickings from the political grapevine.
Today marks are -- is remembrance -- recognizing the estimated one and a half million Armenians killed.
At the hands of the Ottoman Empire roughly a century ago.
ABC's Jake Tapper points out President Obama up.
Has broken his campaign promise for a fourth year in a row choosing to avoid the word genocide in his presidential statement.
Then Senator Obama called it genocide numerous times.
Even saying quote America deserves a leader who speaks truthfully about the Armenian Genocide I intend to be that president.
Today president Obama's statement read quote I have consistently stated my own view of what occurred in 1915.
My view of that history has not changed.
The Armenian community calls the lack of recognition.
Of the trail.
And a capitulation.
The chairman of the North Carolina Democratic Party says he will not run for reelection next month.
David Parker was pressured to resign by other Democrats including the governor in the fall out over sexual harassment allegations that party headquarters.
Executive director shape -- has already resigned.
He was accused of sexually harassing -- male employee and then firing a subordinate.
Partly denied any harassment.
As Ed Henry reported earlier President Obama was in North Carolina today no word yet if chairman Parker attended that event.
Finally some churches would be forced to rent out their facilities for gay weddings and parties.
If they proposed ordinance is passed in Hutchison -- at Kansas.
The City Council there Hutchison.
Is considering adding sexual orientation and gender identity to the protected classes in its human relations -- It would apply to churches that rent their buildings to the general public.
Church leaders say the law would override.
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