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Obama to detail immigration order Thursday night

Obama to detail immigration order Thursday night

Barack Obama is expected to announce his executive order to grant legal status for millions of illegal immigrants in an ...

ANALYST: Walking Away For A Potential Nuclear Deal With Iran Would Be

ANALYST: Walking Away For A Potential Nuclear Deal With Iran Would Be 'Catastrophic'

Vienna (AFP) - Iran and six world powers get down to business in Vienna on Wednesday, groping for the elusive magic formula ...

John Boehner hires TV’s legal star Jonathan Turley to sue Obama

John Boehner hires TV’s legal star Jonathan Turley to sue Obama

House Speaker John Boehner said he thinks he’s found — finally — the attorney who can compel the courts ...

Senate Democrats stiff Mary Landrieu on Keystone XL pipeline; green lobby wins

Senate Democrats stiff Mary Landrieu on Keystone XL pipeline; green lobby wins

Senate Democrats filibustered the Keystone XL pipeline on Tuesday, in a vote that reverberated from Louisiana, where a key ...

GOP Leaders Begging To Stop Shutdown Madness

GOP Leaders Begging To Stop Shutdown Madness

Fresh off a huge midterm victory, Republican leaders are facing strong conservative pressure to return to brinkmanship and ...

Senate Democrats Block Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

Senate Democrats Block Keystone XL Pipeline Approval

Despite heavy lobbying from Louisiana Democratic Sen. Mary Landrieu, the Senate failed to pass a measure Tuesday to authorize ...

 
 
 
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Less than a quarter of state legislators are women

Less than a quarter of state legislators are women

Although the newly elected 114th Congress is the first to have at least 100 women, local legislatures and governments haven't seen the same kind of progress in recent decades.Women are the majority of ...

 
Wendy Sherman, it is "time to finish the job". - Give and take -

Wendy Sherman, it is "time to finish the job". - Give and take -

Iran and six world powers descend on Vienna Tuesday seeking to nail down a mammoth nuclear deal, six days before a deadline with differences still considerable despite months of negotiations.Such an accord ...

 
Obama risks much to reach nuclear deal with Iran

Obama risks much to reach nuclear deal with Iran

Obama is putting a lot on the line to reach a nuclear deal with Iran, his top foreign policy priority and a key element of the legacy he hopes to leave behind after his term in office expires.Critics ...

 
Confrontations await Obama after productive trip

Confrontations await Obama after productive trip

After a productive trip abroad, President Barack Obama is back in Washington, where he faces confrontations with Republicans on immigration and an oil pipeline project.The contentious immigration debate ...

 
Obama team: Previous presidents did immigration orders

Obama team: Previous presidents did immigration orders

As Obama prepares executive orders on immigration, expect aides to point out that previous presidents have done the same thing.Officials are already distributing copies of an Associated Press story on ...

 
Obama opens door for Central American children to legally come to U.S.

Obama opens door for Central American children to legally come to U.S.

The Obama administration quietly announced a program late last week to create a legal channel for thousands of Central American children to come to the U.S., a move designed to prevent a repeat of this ...

 
Small change, big payoff

Small change, big payoff

The Republicans’ capture of the Senate will allow them to push through an arcane change to the budget process that they hope will tip the politics of taxes in their favor and maybe even clear the ...

 
Undercover Operations Growing in

Undercover Operations Growing in 'Every Corner of the Federal Government': New York Times

Undercover operations, once the domain of the FBI, have expanded to "virtually every corner of the federal government," a New York Times investigation published Saturday found—and the ...

 
Okinawa elects US military base opponent Takeshi Onaga as governor

Okinawa elects US military base opponent Takeshi Onaga as governor

Residents of Japan's Okinawa Sunday elected a governor who opposes plans to relocate a US military base within the island chain, a fresh setback in efforts to resolve a thorny issue in military relations....

 
Islamophobia is the White House’s Weapon to Control the Muslim World

Islamophobia is the White House’s Weapon to Control the Muslim World

Hatred of Islam became a noticeable part of the Western political establishment at the end of last century, when there was a significant increase in political and economic activity among Muslim states,...

 
Do Wars Really Defend America’s Freedom?

Do Wars Really Defend America’s Freedom?

U.S. politicians and pundits are fond of saying that America’s wars have defended America’s freedom. But the historical record doesn’t bear out this contention. In fact, over the past ...

 
Independent candidate Walker beats Parnell in Alaska governor’s race

Independent candidate Walker beats Parnell in Alaska governor’s race

Independent candidate Bill Walker has won Alaska’s gubernatorial race according to CNN projections on Saturday, ousting Republican incumbent Sean Parnell. Mr. Walker is the first independent to ...

 
US AGENCIES USING MORE UNDERCOVER OPERATIONS

US AGENCIES USING MORE UNDERCOVER OPERATIONS

The federal government has significantly expanded undercover operations in recent years, with officers from at least 40 agencies posing as business people, welfare recipients, political protesters and ...