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  • U.S. unemployment rate falls to 6-year low of 5.8% on solid job growth

    Solid job growth in October, the ninth straight month with more than 200,000 new jobs created, and a drop in the unemployment rate to a new six-year low of 5.8% showed that the labor market is strengthening. But workers still aren't seeing much...
  • Democrats, don't fall for fantasies

    Democrats, don't fall for fantasies
    When high-mindedness collides with reality, reality usually wins. Remember this when you hear talk of making the next two years a miracle of bipartisan comity. Begin by being skeptical of the lists of what President Barack Obama and the now Republican-...
  • Democracy and Obama's immigration policy

    Democracy and Obama's immigration policy
    One of the complaints about President Barack Obama's directive on unauthorized immigrants is that it is a repudiation of democracy. "It is at odds with—it defies—the meaning and message of the last election, and therefore is destructive to the...
  • Republicans shouldn't let victory go to their heads

    Republicans shouldn't let victory go to their heads
    Before the votes were cast, Tuesday's midterm elections were looking like a "Seinfeld" election. Like the quirky TV comedy show, the midterms didn't seem to be about anything in particular. Then the votes were counted and the "Seinfeld" midterms...
  • Obama unleashed: Defies GOP election wins, moves in opposite direction

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama has spent November acting with a defiant fury, moving with little regard for the message voters sent at the polls. Instead of reaching out to Republicans who won control of next year's Congress Nov. 4, he's charged ahead...
  • Tax showdown: Congress nears deal to avoid hikes, Obama vows veto

    WASHINGTON Congressional leaders appeared near a deal late Tuesday to renew $450 billion in tax deductions cherished by consumers, citizens and companies alike. The White House called it a bad deal and vowed a veto, though it faces a tougher Congress in...
  • As GOP considers immigration strategy, hopes for appropriations omnibus dwindle

    WASHINGTON Between the timing of President Barack Obama's immigration actions and House Republicans still undecided about how to respond, the door is quickly closing for the full-year, government-wide omnibus that appropriators are hoping to move by mid-...
  • Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy

     Obama visits Chicago to tout immigration action, cites Ferguson controversy
    Saying the American experience was formed by "stitching together folks from different backgrounds," President Barack Obama used a Polish cultural center in Chicago as a backdrop Tuesday to draw a line between immigration reform and unease over a...
  • Costs soar in war against Islamic State

    Costs soar in war against Islamic State
    The cost of the fight against the Islamic State continues to mount. The departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel may be one of them, but I want to focus on the dollars and sense, and by the latter I mean explaining more about what we are doing....
  • Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters

    Immigration, climate pact and JFK: Letters
    A case for immigrants House Speaker John Boehner should let the 2013 Senate immigration-reform bill come to a vote instead of blocking it. We are a nation of immigrants. This past week, a Wall Street Journal poll showed that 74 percent of all...
  • By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration

    By doing nothing, GOP forces Obama to act on immigration
    President Obama took action on the immigration issue. He was not the first president to take executive action on immigration and probably won't be the last. This is something he has promised to do. He waited more than a year for House Speaker John Boehner...