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  • Two cheers for rebranding

    Ever since Mitt Romney lost the presidential election, there's been a lot of talk about how the Republican Party needs to "rebrand" itself. Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal wants, among other things, for the GOP to stop being "the stupid party." Rep. Paul...
  • Conservatives, tea party leaders seek to block immigration bill

    WASHINGTON – Top conservative leaders, along with tea party activists from across the nation, have crafted a letter of opposition to the Senate’s bipartisan immigration overhaul. The open letter to the Senate, which will be released Tuesday,...
  • Senate bill would reduce illegal immigration, budget office says

    Senate bill would reduce illegal immigration, budget office says
    WASHINGTON -- Future illegal immigration to the U.S. could be cut in half by the Senate-approved bill to overhaul the nation’s immigration laws, according to a new analysis Wednesday from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The new...
  • National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge

    National Hurricane Center warns of Tropical Storm Isaac surge
    Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to make landfall Tuesday, could bring powerful winds, heavy rain and a storm surge of 6 to 12 feet, forecasters predict. Michael Lowry, a meteorologist with the storm surge group at the National Hurricane Center in Miami, ...
  • Immigration bill clears hurdle in Senate

    Immigration bill clears hurdle in Senate
    WASHINGTON — A sweeping bipartisan plan to overhaul the nation's immigration system headed to the Senate floor after a key committee approved it Tuesday, setting the stage for a debate next month that could lead to the biggest victory for...
  • Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see

    Border Patrol struggles to measure what it can't see
    SAN DIEGO — Kathy Gomez estimates that U.S. Border Patrol agents catch 75% of the migrants who try to run through the strawberry fields at her farm near the border with Tijuana. Farther east, Miguel Diaz thinks the number hits 90% at his junkyard...
  • McManus: Immigration reform's new fans

    Can Republicans find a way out of the political dead end they marched into during the 2012 campaign? Can President Obama make his second term more productive than the final gridlocked years of his first? Can Democrats and Republicans in Congress relearn...
  • Mark Kelly on ‘Meet the Press’; Karl Rove, Bob Woodward on ‘Fox News Sunday’

     
    White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough will be a guest Sunday on ABC's “This Week,” CBS' “Face the Nation” and NBC's “Meet the Press.” The rest of the guest list this Sunday morning: Karl Rove and Bob Woodward...
  • Straight-FORWARD: President Obama and the Senate’s New Legislative Strategy

     
    Last Monday the so-called “Gang of Eight”, a bi-partisan coalition of senior level Republican and Democratic senators led by Chuck Schumer (D,NY) and Marco Rubio (R,FL), unveiled their outline for comprehensive immigration reform. Not to be...
  • Your Government in Action

     
    “Senator, you have a visitor.” “I thought I told you I didn’t want to be disturbed!” he said, sipping an old-fashioned. “It’s Ralph Frampton of the NRA.” “Holy crap, why didn’t you say so? Send...
  • Rental Car Companies Agree to Fix Recalled Cars

     
    Currently, there's no law mandating rental car agencies fix recalled cars in their fleet. Pressure on the industry to put customers' safety first has been mounting, however, and it looks like an agreement has been reached. USA Today is reporting......