Would Immigration Action Help Or Hurt Obama’s Party This Fall?

Would Immigration Action Help Or Hurt Obama’s Party This Fall?

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Barack Obama's intention to use executiv ...

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Obama’s Executive Order Rights A Wrong

Obama’s Executive Order Rights A Wrong

By Michael Hiltzik, Los Angeles Times Little noticed in coverage of President Barack Obama's signing of the Fair Play and Safe Workplaces executive order July 31 was a provision t ...

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There Isn’t That Much Action In Obama’s ‘Year Of Action’

There Isn’t That Much Action In Obama’s ‘Year Of Action’

By Anita Kumar, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama boasts about his "year of action," the 40-plus executive actions he's taken this year to push past ...

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President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

President To Advance Pay Equity Through Executive Orders

Advancing the fight for pay equity, President Barack Obama will sign two executive orders this week meant to close the persistent wage gap between women and men. The first measure ...

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Obama’s Unfulfilled Challenge

Obama’s Unfulfilled Challenge

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are unhappy that President Obama is invoking his executive powers to govern in the face of a do-nothing-in-2014 House of Representatives. To hear them ta ...

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5 Reasons The GOP Should Commit ‘Suicide’ And Pass Immigration Reform Now

5 Reasons The GOP Should Commit ‘Suicide’ And Pass Immigration Reform Now

Republicans are in search of an excuse to do nothing about immigration reform and leave 11 million undocumented workers toiling in the shadows. The centrist excuse for doing nothi ...

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WATCH: Jon Meacham Offers The Worst Criticism Of Obama’s Executive Orders

WATCH: Jon Meacham Offers The Worst Criticism Of Obama’s Executive Orders

During a Thursday morning appearance on MSNBC's Morning Joe, former Newsweek editor-in-chief Jon Meacham offered an incredibly silly criticism of President Obama's plan to use exe ...

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Obama Tells Congress: Help The Poor, Or I Will

Obama Tells Congress: Help The Poor, Or I Will

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama looked to revive his second term in a sweeping speech to the nation Tuesday, outlining an agenda that calls for creating jobs and addressing t ...

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Newt Gingrich — Still Running — Outlines New Contract With America

Newt Gingrich — Still Running — Outlines New Contract With America

Newt Gingrich seized the Speaker's gavel of the House in 1995 after touting a "Contract with America" across the country in 1994. Running for president this year, he saw his campa ...

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