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  • Carl P. Leubsdorf: Post-midterms, back to gridlock as usual

    In the two weeks since President Barack Obama and top Republican congressional leaders vowed to seek common ground following GOP election victories, that goal has remained elusive. On issue after issue, the two sides are taking positions and...
  • President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday

    President Obama says he'll announce immigration reform plan Thursday
    President Obama appeared to be zeroing in Wednesday on a set of immigration policy changes that could protect 2.5 million to 4.9 million people from deportation, as he prepared to address the nation Thursday night to make his case for reform. The...
  • Some Senate Democrats balk at Obama's unilateral immigration approach

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive action to make immigration reform, raising the possibility of open, bipartisan resistance to his plan. The senators, most from...
  • Conservatives tell GOP: Look past Obama order on immigration

    WASHINGTON As Capitol Hill prepares for political warfare over President Barack Obama's planned executive order on immigration, a coalition of business executives and prominent conservatives is warning Republican leaders not to get further mired in the...
  • Rekha Basu: Public assets shouldn't be sold to highest bidders

    If one thing defines the Internet, it's that everyone has equal access to post on it. But depending on what the Federal Communications Commission does next, we could see what a former FCC chairman calls "the corporate abrogation of free speech." The...
  • Cruz pushes short-term government funding, says Obama is 'not a monarch'

    WASHINGTON Sen. Ted Cruz doesn't know if his effort to push off the debate on funding the government into next year will prove successful, but the Texas Republican is sure making an effort. "Time will tell," Cruz said when asked if he thought momentum...
  • Charlie Dent to lead House ethics panel

    Charlie Dent to lead House ethics panel
    Allentown Republican Charlie Dent will lead the U.S. House Ethics Committee during the 2015-16 term. "Charlie Dent is the epitome of what an Ethics Committee chairman should be: he is thoughtful and well-respected on both sides of the aisle for his...
  • Boehner must understand amnesty's in national interest

    Oh, please. All the melodramatic Republican outrage isn't fooling anybody. The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't. I repeat: That's the only reason. The issue could have been settled a...
  • House speaker acting like a bully

    House speaker acting like a bully
    I am appalled to see in Friday's Sun Sentinel House Speaker John Boehner's arrogant, bullying statement relating to President Obama's intent to use his within-the-law executive power to prevent the deportation of a qualified group of about 5 million...
  • Congress must exercise its war powers

     Congress must exercise its war powers
    Before Congress leaves the capital for the holidays, House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) must schedule a vote on an authorization for the war against Islamic State. It's a constitutional imperative....
  • Action on immigration needed

    The following editorial appeared in the Miami Herald on Monday, Nov. 17: Given the repeated failure of this Congress and preceding ones to deal with immigration reform, the only questions now are when and how far President Barack Obama will go in using...