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Trump on immigration

Trump Accepts Nomination, Vows To Put ‘America First’

Donald Trump accused Hillary Clinton of a legacy of “death, destruction, terrorism and weakness” as U.S. secretary of state and vowed to be tough on crime and illegal immigrants in a speech on Thursday accepting the Republican presidential nomination.

July 22, 2016
Chief Judge Merrick B. Garland of the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit is seen in an undated handout picture

Obama To Nominate Garland To Supreme Court

Garland, who in the past has earned praise from lawmakers of both parties, was named to his current job by Democratic President Bill Clinton in 1997, winning Senate confirmation in a 76-23 vote.

March 16, 2016

Do Not Leave This Prophet Without Honor

Robert D. Novak, a great and controversial political reporter, judged Eugene McCarthy’s nomination of Adlai Stevenson at the 1960 Democratic convention in Los Angeles to be “the greatest national convention speech I ever heard.” The Minnesota senator’s words echo in my memory: “Do not reject this man who, his enemies said, spoke above the heads […]

October 3, 2011

Obama Nominates Richard Cordray as Director of Consumer Financial Protection Bureau; Elizabeth Warren for Senate Buzz Will Only Intensify

The White House announced Sunday President Obama’s intention to nominate former Ohio Attorney General and currrent Chief of Enforcement at the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau as that body’s first director: “American families and consumers bore the brunt of the financial crisis and are still struggling in its aftermath to find jobs, stay in their homes, […]

July 17, 2011