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  • Obama legacy may rest in an accord the planet needed

    The minute we glimpse a flicker of hope in the fight against climate change, Republicans in Congress announce their intention to snuff it out. Fortunately for the planet, it seems they can't. This week's stunning announcement of a long-range agreement...
  • No lame duck president

    No lame duck president
    For those who expected President Barack Obama to spend his final two years in office curled up in the fetal position after the thunderclap of Republican victories in the midterm election, better brace yourselves. Returning from his diplomatic trip to Asia...
  • President 'No More Mr. Nice Guy' Obama

    President 'No More Mr. Nice Guy' Obama
    With only two years left in his final term — and after a stinging rebuke to the Democratic Party in the midterm elections — the president is showing a new attitude: No more Mr. Nice Guy. First, President Barack Obama threw down a challenge...
  • Border crossings by children decline as immigration debate intensifies

    Border crossings by children decline as immigration debate intensifies
    The number of unaccompanied children apprehended by federal agents last month at the nation’s Southwest border was down by 40% compared with last October, according to U.S. Customs and Border Protection. The announcement comes as the nation prepares...
  • Obama, Congress set to clash over Keystone XL pipeline

    Democrats’ efforts to press a vote on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline appear to be setting up the first legislative postelection showdown between the White House and Congress. In the days since his party suffered heavy losses in the midterm...
  • Order on immigration could guarantee gridlock

    Order on immigration could guarantee gridlock
    After last week's election flipped control to Republicans from Democrats in the U.S. Senate and added to the GOP majority in the House, leaders in both parties insisted they didn't want to go back to bickering as usual. Senate Republican leader Mitch...
  • Going solo on immigration: Obama weighs reform options

    Shortly before President Obama left for Asia last weekend, aides gave him an ambitious list of potential actions he can order to change enforcement of immigration laws without congressional approval. Senior aides will give Obama their final...
  • Boehner inherits new opportunity as head of robust GOP House majority

    Since taking the gavel in 2011, House Speaker John A. Boehner has looked like a man under siege, often captive to the whims of a rambunctious conservative flank looking for any excuse to oust him. But not since 1947 has a Republican enjoyed the kind...
  • GOP debates immigration strategy as Obama considers executive actions

    GOP debates immigration strategy as Obama considers executive actions
    Congressional Republicans have split into competing factions over how to respond to President Barack Obama's expected moves to change the nation's immigration system, which are likely to include protecting millions from being deported. The first,...
  • Stop political games in Congress

    Stop political games in Congress
    It is time for Rep. Charlie Dent to demand that House Speaker John Boehner call the House back in session to work with the president to develop a unified approach to defeating the Islamic State. The political game is over for Senate Minority Leader...
  • Obama and Boehner still miles apart, even while in L.A.

    It is no secret that President Obama and House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) have had a rocky relationship. There was the early, awkward attempt at bonding on the golf course; then one waited for the other's return call that never came; and now there...