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  • Latino activists aim to boost participation in U.S. midterm vote

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - A coalition of Latino groups is launching a new push to register voters and mobilize Hispanics ahead of the 2014 midterm elections in the hope of electing more lawmakers sympathetic to issues important to them, including immigration....
  • Obama seeks $3.7 billion to ease border crisis

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama asked Congress on Tuesday for $3.7 billion in emergency funding to help cope with the growing number of unaccompanied children from Central America who are illegally crossing the southern border. The money would pay...
  • Francis Wilkinson: Why Obama may gamble midterms on immigration

    Francis Wilkinson: Why Obama may gamble midterms on immigration
    President Barack Obama has said that he will act administratively on immigration before the midterm election. Pro-immigration activists are pleading with him to "go big and bold," as Gustavo Torres, executive director of CASA de Maryland, told Buzzfeed....
  • Obama orders states to move good teachers to needy schools

    WASHINGTON The Obama administration said Monday it will require states to show how they will make sure that all children particularly those who are poor or minorities have high-quality teachers. The White House said it's another example of acting without...
  • Mallard Fillmore, justices, Boehner: Letters

    The duck's just not funny The only sin for a comic strip is to be unfunny. Not only is Mallard Fillmore not funny; it defies comprehension most days. Who or what are those Arizona-residing rabid Chihuahuas often found in the strip? I can only guess...
  • Republicans can't seem to agree on Iraq and Middle East strategies

    The crisis in Iraq and broader unrest in the Middle East have exposed a growing rift among Republicans on foreign policy, as skeptics of military intervention have more openly challenged the party's hawkish posture in the post-Sept. 11 era. Unfolding...
  • Congressional turf wars are costing US security

    This Congress is replete with oversight investigations — the murder of U.S. officials in Libya, the misdeeds of the Internal Revenue Service — that have produced lots of headlines and little substantive change. When it comes to the most...
  • 7/5

    Elected officials are required by law to uphold constitutions, federal and state, and not use their political platforms for a personal agenda. Lately, the three favorite sports are watching grass grow, watching paint dry, and World Cup Soccer. Uber'...
  • Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates [Commentary]

    Howard Baker, the last of the Republican moderates [Commentary]
    At a time when the Republican Party needs a heavy dose of compromise to bring functionality back to government, one of its most admirable models of goodwill and working across the aisle has departed with the death at 88 last week of Howard Henry Baker Jr....
  • July 7 Letters: Hobby Lobby, Obama's authority, Redskins

    Right to object The term contraceptive is the combining of two words, i.e., "contra" which has the meaning "against." The term, "ceptive," of course is short for the full-term conception — the merging of a male sperm with a female egg. Thus a...
  • Our arrogant president [Commentary]

    Our arrogant president [Commentary]
    President Obama appears to have forgotten -- or ignored -- why we have elections. One reason is to stop, or slow down, an agenda the public doesn't like. When polls began reflecting buyer's remorse about Mr. Obama in 2010, voters elected a Republican...