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WASHINGTON — The future of immigration reform is, for now at least, not up to House Speaker John Boehner. It is in the hands of a group of moderately conservative Republican senators who have to decide whether their desire to solve a decades-old problem outweighs their fears of retaliation from the party’s right wing.Read more...
New health insurance marketplaces will make affordable care accessible to millions, but low-wage employees of big businesses may be left out.
One of the biggest issues that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is meant to tackle is the lack of health coverage among low-wage workers.
According to a new Public Policy Polling survey, U.S. representative Virginia Foxx has a big lead in the race for the Republican nomination in North Carolina’s 2014 Senate election.
The poll finds that 23 percent of Republican voters want Foxx to be the GOP nominee, followed by state Senate president pro tempore Phil Berger at 11 percent, state House Speaker Thom Tillis and U.S.
President Barack Obama called for a major reduction of the United States’ nuclear arsenal during a Wednesday speech at the famed Brandenburg Gate in Berlin, Germany.
“So long as nuclear weapons exist, we are not truly safe,” Obama told the crowd of 5,000 invited guests.
WASHINGTON — South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, one of the bipartisan Gang of Eight seeking historic reform of American immigration policy, has warned his party colleagues they’d better get aboard or forget about electing one of their own to the Oval Office in 2016.Read more...
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The Daily Show‘s Samantha Bee took on bullying this week — the bullying of evangelicals by gay people.
“The Christians that I talked to are intimidated,” radio host Matt Slick told Bee.
One diverting aspect of The Guardian-inspired hullaballoo over NSA surveillance has been watching people bicker about it on Facebook. In the old Soviet Union, people walked in the woods or hid in the bathroom with the faucets running to whisper forbidden thoughts. Here in the USA, people post them online along with cute kitten videos and photos of Reuben sandwiches.Read more...
Louisiana governor Bobby Jindal is calling on his fellow Republicans to stop “navel-gazing,” and commit to going on offense against Democrats, in an op-ed published in Politico Tuesday.
“At present it looks as if the entire Republican Party needs to go to counseling,” Jindal writes of the GOP’s post-election self-examination.
Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) used her remarks at the 2013 American Constitution Society for Law and Policy National Convention to warn that the Supreme Court is being captured by interests representing America’s biggest corporations:
Take a look at the win rate of the Chamber of Commerce.
According to a new Quinnipiac poll, Florida governor Rick Scott’s approval rating has hit its highest level ever — but he still trails likely challenger Charlie Crist by double digits in his 2014 re-election campaign.
The poll finds that 43 percent of Florida voters approve of Scott’s performance as governor, while 44 percent disapprove.
Two months after Congress blocked the expansion of gun sale background checks — on what President Barack Obama denounced as “a shameful day for Washington” — Vice President Joe Biden insisted that “we have not given up” on passing new laws to reduce gun violence in America.Read more...
The name of Tuesday’s hearing of the House Select Committee on Intelligence sounded more like the subtitle to a Stanley Kubrick film: “How Disclosed NSA Programs Protect Americans, and Why Disclosure Aids Our Adversaries.Read more...
In an interview with Charlie Rose on PBS, President Barack Obama discussed his views on China, the elections in Iran, the Syrian civil conflict, and the recent exposure of surveillance programs expanded under his administration.
The president explained his reluctance to heavily arm Syrian rebels by warning, “It’s very easy to slip-side your way into deeper commitments.