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  • Democrats in Congress also went on vacation

    Bill Press must think that his readers are stupid. His Aug. 10 Room for Debate column blames John Boehner and the 113th Congress for "leaving town without doing anything" about the crisis at the border. Allow me to educate Mr. Press that the 113th...
  • Executive orders? Obama has no choice

    Congress has fled Washington for a five-week summer recess, but don't fret about all of the serious problems left unresolved in their absence. It won't make any difference. Under Speaker John Boehner, members of the 113th Congress accomplish as much out...
  • Carl Leubsdorf: Perry 1, Cruz 0 on Texas border leadership

    One fascinating sub-text of the 2016 presidential race's early phase has been the contrast in approach between the two Texas aspirants, Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Ted Cruz. Though Cruz led early Texas polls, Perry's course may make more sense as a long-term...
  • Lives, dreams on the line as Congress dithers over immigration

    Robert Sagastume is Honduran by birth, American by choice and legally stuck somewhere in between by politics. He is also the embodiment of the humanitarian problem at the heart of our border crisis. Now a 26-year-old Midwestern college student, he...
  • Martin Schram: Pro wrestlers flail and wail in Washington

    Washington's political heavyweights are once again performing for your pleasure as pro wrestlers, flailing and flopping and pounding the mat in feigned pain. They perform their act partly because they think you like it. But mainly because it always...
  • Another GOP failure on immigration

    The following editorial appeared in the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on Monday, Aug. 4: Immigration continues to be a major problem at the nation's borders as children find their way to northern Mexico to escape violence in Central America. But even...
  • Legal Action Against Obama Crazy

    It's insanity. Now the Republicans, led by House Speaker John Boehner, are moving to sue President Obama. If that is not crazy enough, other Republicans are talking about impeachment of the president. It is quite apparent that the Republican Party is...
  • Congress Should Sue To Rein In Obama

    Serious as are the policy disagreements roiling Washington, none is as important as the structural distortion threatening constitutional equilibrium. Institutional derangement driven by unchecked presidential aggrandizement did not begin with Barack...
  • Senate leader Harry Reid rejects call for U.S. troop buildup in Iraq

    Senate leader Harry Reid rejects call for U.S. troop buildup in Iraq
    The Senate's top Democrat said Wednesday he would oppose any new U.S. military involvement on Iraq, saying it was not in America's interest to involve itself in that nation's "civil war." "It's time for the Iraqis to resolve it themselves," Senate...
  • U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill

    U.S. House Republicans try resurrecting border funds bill
    The U.S. House of Representatives will try in coming days to pass legislation giving President Barack Obama additional funds to deal with a flood of Central American child immigrants, after Republicans who control the chamber on Thursday revolted...
  • Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case

    Supreme Court rules in favor of Hobby Lobby in birth-control mandate case
    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled that business owners can object on religious grounds to a provision of President Barack Obama's healthcare law that requires closely held private companies to provide health insurance that covers birth control....