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  • Brace yourself. Immigration reform sets up a long two years in Washington

    Brace yourself. Immigration reform sets up a long two years in Washington
      President Obama really stepped in it this time. He used the powers that come with his office to invite up to 5 million immigrants and international visitors to openly live and work in the United States. He called it using executive authority to...
  • Obama's plan of action on immigration may derail Republican agenda

    Rising Republican hostility toward President Obama's impending immigration plan is as intense as has ever existed between the White House and the GOP. House Speaker John A. Boehner of Ohio says the president's executive action — expected to be...
  • U.S. surveillance bill faces tough fight in Senate

    By Patricia Zengerle WASHINGTON, Nov 18 (Reuters) - A bill to end the bulk collection of telephone records by the National Security Agency appeared to be in jeopardy on Tuesday after senior Republican senators said the measure would benefit Islamic State...
  • Reid: Obama immigration executive action 'isn't anything new'

    Don't expect a novel legal justification from the White House for President Barack Obama's decision to provide unilateral deportation relief to the undocumented, said Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nev. When asked if he thinks the president's move would survive a...
  • Stuck? GOP cannot cut off money to Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON Republicans may not be able to stop President Barack Obama from making big changes in immigration policy on his own, at least not now. First, a top Republican in the House of Representatives alerted colleagues Thursday that they have no...
  • Republicans united in anger at Obama, not on immigration response

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outrage may be the only thing that unites Republicans over President Barack Obama's immigration order. While their blood is boiling over his decision to allow nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the...
  • Obama to immigrants: 'Come out of the shadows'

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama moved Thursday to halt deportations for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants, defying congressional Republicans who called his unilateral action an affront to the constitutional separation of powers. Obama's...
  • 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...
  • The mastermind of 'Team Mitch'

    WASHINGTON Much of the movie "Fargo" takes place in Minnesota, the home state of the aide in charge of the campaign that propelled Kentucky Republican Mitch McConnell to the role of Senate majority leader in the next Congress. It's fitting that Josh...
  • Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle

    Kentucky 'dark-money' group grew rapidly in 2014 election cycle
    The Kentucky Opportunity Coalition, a conservative political nonprofit group, wasn’t very busy before last year. It didn’t raise or spend a single dollar in all of 2012. When the year ended, it had just $904 in its bank account. But its...
  • Hillary Clinton is not too old to be president

    Hillary Clinton is not too old to be president
    Are there good reasons to vote against Hillary Clinton? If you gave me some time — like two seconds — I could come up with some. She's an unreformed hawk, a true believer in big government and a tedious speaker. During her 2008 campaign...