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  • Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections

    Obama delays acting on immigration until after November elections
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama reversed course on Saturday and delayed taking executive action on immigration reform until after November congressional elections, bowing to concerns it could cost his fellow Democrats control of the U....
  • Under pressure from Democrats, Obama postpones action on immigration

    WASHINGTON Facing pressure from Senate Democrats worried about losing congressional seats in November, President Barack Obama will postpone until after the elections his plan to act on his own to change immigration laws, White House officials said...
  • Obama's political move on immigration

    To the editor: President Obama says factors "beyond his control" are preventing him from implementing immigration changes. Once again something or someone else is to blame. ("Obama draws flak over immigration reform delay," Sept. 6) The real factors are...
  • Obama phones Iraqi prime minister, will meet with U.S. lawmakers on Islamic State

    Obama phones Iraqi prime minister, will meet with U.S. lawmakers on Islamic State
     President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants. Obama will deliver a speech...
  • Lameness of Congress' post-election session could hinge on results

    WASHINGTON There's no "fiscal cliff" or global financial crisis for this year's post-election lame-duck session, but that doesn't mean it will be easy. Lawmakers will be faced with a couple of old favorites: another extension of government funding and...
  • Obama to press Congress for action on Islamic State

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama, senior cabinet officials and his defense and intelligence chiefs will meet with U.S. lawmakers this week and next as the administration seeks support for an offensive against Islamic State militants. Obama...
  • Senate plans to debate campaign finance amendment

    WASHINGTON Senators return Monday from their summer recess and plan to take up a constitutional amendment to limit big money in campaigns. It's expected to ultimately fail, and a big reason is Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and other...
  • Airstrikes in Syria possible as Obama readies speech to nation

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama is considering authorizing U.S. military airstrikes in Syria as part of a broader campaign that will include additional resources in the form of money, training and diplomatic support for those fighting the terrorist...
  • New polls narrow the list of Senate battlegrounds

    After months of very few reliable polls in this fall's key elections, new numbers have started to pop up with regularity, giving a better sense of which races are truly competitive as Democrats try to hold off the prospect of Republican control of the...
  • Obama meets with congressional leaders on Islamic State strategy

    Obama meets with congressional leaders on Islamic State strategy
    President Obama huddled with congressional leaders for more than an hour Tuesday to discuss his administration’s plan to tackle the rising threat of Islamic State, a day before he lays out the case publicly in a prime-time national address....
  • More strikes hit Iraq as Obama plans speech on battling Islamic State

    President Obama plans to address the nation Wednesday to outline a broader offensive against Sunni Muslim militants in the Middle East, a move welcomed by a number of key congressional leaders who have come to view the extremist group Islamic State as...