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  • 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...
  • House GOP weighs options in standoff over immigration

    WASHINGTON House Republicans are casting around for some kind of spending compromise that would avoid a government shutdown, while still addressing the White House's expected executive actions on immigration. A new option emerged on Tuesday: passing an...
  • Obama has power to act: Front & Center

    Obama has power to act: Front & Center
    With Congress deadlocked over changes to U.S. immigration policy, President Obama has vowed to fix a "broken system" on his own through an executive order. The president's order is expected to defer deportation for millions of adults illegally in the...
  • Dan K. Thomasson: Senate majority changes; dysfunction remains the same

    WASHINGTON If you think governmental dysfunction has been alleviated by the midterm elections, think again. As the Republicans prepare to take control of both houses of the Congress, the same elements that have produced gridlock between the legislature...
  • 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...
  • Republicans seize Senate, set up clash with Obama

    WASHINGTON Republicans seized control of the U.S. Senate Tuesday, mobilizing voter discontent with President Barack Obama across the country and setting up partisan economic and foreign policy showdowns over the final two years of his presidency. The...
  • 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...
  • New House GOP rules impact medals, gavels � and Paul Ryan?

    WASHINGTON Behind the closed doors of the Cannon Caucus Room, House Republicans voted Friday on conference rules changes for the 114th Congress, approving a proposal forcing committee chairmen running for other offices to hand over their gavel but...