Labor Raises Pressure On Obama To Act On Immigration Reform

Labor Raises Pressure On Obama To Act On Immigration Reform

As House Republicans continue to block any progress toward comprehensive immigration reform, President Barack Obama is taking increasing criticism from pro-immigration reform advo ...

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Lawmakers Seek Prosecution of Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner

Lawmakers Seek Prosecution of Ex-IRS Official Lois Lerner

By Kevin G. Hall, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A congressional committee asked the Department of Justice on Wednesday to prosecute a former tax official who's alleged ...

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Boehner’s Anti-Unemployment Insurance Excuse Is Falling Apart

Boehner’s Anti-Unemployment Insurance Excuse Is Falling Apart

Nearly three months after federal unemployment benefits expired for over a million Americans nationwide, House Speaker John Boehner's excuse for refusing to take up a bill to rene ...

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Pundit, Politician Demands To Solve Crimean Crisis Fueled By Gas Lobby

Pundit, Politician Demands To Solve Crimean Crisis Fueled By Gas Lobby

by Lee Fang, Republic Report A small group of pundits and politicians with close ties to the fossil fuel industry is using the crisis in Crimea to demand that the United States pr ...

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Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Plan On Unemployment Benefits As ‘Unworkable’

Boehner Rejects Bipartisan Plan On Unemployment Benefits As ‘Unworkable’

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan bill to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans is poised to clear the Senate ...

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5 Democrats Who Could Steal Republican House Seats In 2014

5 Democrats Who Could Steal Republican House Seats In 2014

On Monday, Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DCCC) chairman and New York representative Steve Israel announced 16 top candidates for the DCCC’s Red to Blue program, whi ...

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3 GOP Lawmakers Reverse Support Of Arizona Bill Criticized As Anti-Gay

3 GOP Lawmakers Reverse Support Of Arizona Bill Criticized As Anti-Gay

By Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times TUCSON, Ariz. -- Three Republicans who supported a bill bolstering the rights of business owners to refuse service to gays and others on the ba ...

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Will Boehner’s Immigration Principles Help The GOP?

Will Boehner’s Immigration Principles Help The GOP?

By Franco Ordonez, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives, mindful of the changing face of the U.S. electorate, are expected ...

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Obama Presses Republicans On Jobless Benefits

Obama Presses Republicans On Jobless Benefits

Washington (United States) (AFP) – President Barack Obama made an emotional, moral and economic case for extending long term unemployment benefits on Tuesday, kicking off his firs ...

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