Obama Suggests He’ll Need More Time On Immigration Policy

Obama Suggests He’ll Need More Time On Immigration Policy

By Kathleen Hennessey, Lisa Mascaro, and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama is suggesting that he will defer his self-imposed deadline ...

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Voters In Two Rival Camps Will Elect Two Rival Congresses

Voters In Two Rival Camps Will Elect Two Rival Congresses

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau PRATT, Kansas -- America will elect two Congresses this fall, particularly in the House of Representatives. That's because there are ...

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What About That VA Hospital Scandal?

What About That VA Hospital Scandal?

The unofficial end of summer, Labor Day, may serve as a bookend to a scandal that exploded around the unofficial start, Memorial Day. We speak of the very long wait times to see p ...

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The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

The Lower Congress Sinks, The Higher Voter Turnout Might Be

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Could voter disdain for Congress motivate more people to turn out this November? Could be. A new Gallup study suggests ...

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Rep. Tom Rice Of South Carolina Is The Man Behind GOP’s Obama Lawsuit

Rep. Tom Rice Of South Carolina Is The Man Behind GOP’s Obama Lawsuit

By Ali Watkins, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Behind the tangled web of partisanship surrounding Republicans' impending lawsuit against President Barack Obama, the qui ...

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States Fill Federal Vacuum On Immigrants

States Fill Federal Vacuum On Immigrants

By Jake Grovum, Stateline.org MINNEAPOLIS -- With Congress at a standstill on immigration issues, states have pursued their own solutions, with some offering in-state tuition and ...

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Weekend Reader: ‘Dangerous Convictions: What’s Really Wrong With The U.S. Congress’

Weekend Reader: ‘Dangerous Convictions: What’s Really Wrong With The U.S. Congress’

Tom Allen has a unique understanding of congressional dysfunction and the challenges of bipartisan governing. As a U.S. representative from Maine's 1st district, for over a decade ...

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Harry Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian-American Function

Harry Reid Apologizes For Jokes At Asian-American Function

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, who has a history of insensitive and off-color remarks, apologized Friday for a pair of jokes he made befo ...

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Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

Analysis: 6 Californias? GOP Probably Wouldn’t Be Helped By Bust-Up

By Mark Z. Barabak, Los Angeles Times As long as there have been state capitals, there have been people outside those capitals lamenting that lawmakers -- in Sacramento, Denver, D ...

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