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  • Cass Sunstein: How the judge misread Obama's immigration program

    Cass Sunstein: How the judge misread Obama's immigration program
    The decision by a federal judge in Texas on Monday to strike down President Barack Obama's immigration reform initiative runs to a whopping 123 pages. But the crucial ruling is fairly narrow: In adopting a plan to allow unlawful immigrants to apply...
  • SEC Filing: Duke says it expects to settle criminal probe

    Duke Energy said Wednesday it expects to pay $100 million to settle an ongoing federal criminal investigation that began after a massive coal ash spill at a North Carolina plant. The details are contained in an earnings report filed with the Securities...
  • Foreign cash pours into Clinton family foundation

    WASHINGTON More than 40 percent of the top donors to the Clinton family foundation are based in foreign countries, which could lead to conflict-of-interest questions for Hillary Clinton as she prepares to launch her campaign for the 2016 Democratic...
  • House panel blocks state funds for federal health care law

    A Republican-dominated House committee approved four bills Wednesday designed to block state spending on federal acts, regulations and executive orders, including President Barack Obama's health care law. Backers said the bills help establish and protect...
  • Ex-state Treasurer McCord pleads guilty

    Ex-state Treasurer McCord pleads guilty
    HARRISBURG — Rob McCord sat serenely and silently, his fingertips resting on his thighs and his eyes fixed not on the reporters around him but on a spot someplace on the hallway wall. "Mr. McCord, do you care to comment?" "No," he whispered with a...
  • Hispanic group calls for federal probe in police shooting of man throwing rocks

    Hispanic group calls for federal probe in police shooting of man throwing rocks
    The leader of a Hispanic group in Washington is asking the U.S. Justice Department to investigate last week's fatal police shooting of an orchard worker who ran from officers after reportedly throwing rocks at them. In a letter to Attorney General...
  • Drug cases down as feds sharpen focus, Holder says

    WASHINGTON Federal drug prosecutions have dropped, Attorney General Eric Holder disclosed Tuesday in a valedictory speech that foreshadowed some Capitol Hill fights awaiting his designated successor. With the Justice Department now steering prosecutors...
  • Federal drug prosecutions down 6%, Holder says

    Federal drug prosecutions down 6%, Holder says
    U.S. Atty. Gen. Eric H. Holder Jr. said Tuesday that federal drug prosecutions dropped 6% last year as the Justice Department moved to pursue a fairer, smarter approach to enforcement. In an address at the National Press Club, Holder attributed the...
  • Holder confirms separate Ferguson probes to be finished before he leaves office

    WASHINGTON Attorney General Eric Holder said Tuesday he will announce results of the Justice Department's civil rights investigation of the shooting death of Michael Brown, as well as a broader probe of the Ferguson Police Department, before he leaves...
  • Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger wins preliminary California endorsement

    Comcast-Time Warner Cable merger wins preliminary California endorsement
    Cable giant Comcast Corp. has received its first major government endorsement of its proposed $45-billion purchase of Time Warner Cable. On Friday, an administrative law judge in San Francisco recommended the California Public Utilities Commission...
  • Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration

    Federal judge stalls Obama's executive action on immigration
    A federal judge in Texas on Monday temporarily blocked President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration, giving a coalition of 26 states time to pursue a lawsuit that aims to permanently stop the orders. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen's...