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  • Small but heartfelt 'anti-amnesty' protest: 6 people march

    Small but heartfelt 'anti-amnesty' protest: 6 people march
    Republicans are up in arms over President Obama's executive action on immigration -- a move that will probably spur continued angry debate over an issue that is fraught and emotional for many Americans.   But in Rancho Cucamonga on Friday, the day after...
  • Rauner says Obama immigration move 'great start'

    Rauner says Obama immigration move 'great start'
    Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner on Friday called President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration a “great start” to “get the dialogue going” on immigration policy changes. The comments came as Rauner addressed...
  • Congress should give Obama the legal OK to fight Islamic State

    To the editor: I agree with my colleague Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) that Congress should pass legislation authorizing operations against Islamic State. We should repeal and replace the authorization Congress passed shortly after 9/11 and redefine...
  • Plenty of passion, little agreement on Obama's immigration order

    Regular readers of The Times' letters page have probably gathered that the topic of immigration has the unique ability to galvanize writers into all-or-nothing, uncompromising sides: those who demand strict enforcement of the law and concerted efforts...
  • Immigration reform: Who qualifies and who doesn't?

    Immigration reform: Who qualifies and who doesn't?
    President Obama’s new set of immigration policies could affect up to 5 million people, including the possibility of a three-year reprieve from the threat of deportation for some parents of residents with legal status. In addition, the...
  • House GOP lawsuit wages surprising fight over federal purse strings

    When the House GOP authorized a lawsuit accusing President Obama of overstepping his authority, the rationale it offered was a head-scratcher: the administration's move to delay the employer mandate, a requirement that House Republicans unanimously...
  • How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?

    How To Rein In High Cost of Higher Ed?
    Students are borrowing a lot more to go to college than their parents did. Nationwide, student debt is greater than any other household debt except mortgages. Debt seems particularly high in Connecticut. At $30,191, Connecticut's students owe more on...
  • Obama Stakes Out Moral Ground On Immigration

    Obama Stakes Out Moral Ground On Immigration
    President Barack Obama began his immigration speech to the nation with a lie, then alternated between appeasing and taunting his critics, and wrapped up with a poetic truth. Not bad for a 15-minute speech. Obama managed to shrink-wrap the nation's love/...
  • Abe Ribicoff: A Connecticut Original

    I first met then-Gov. Abraham Ribicoff in the summer of 1958 when he was running for re-election and I, a 26-year-old, was working for John Bailey, the Democratic state chairman. To say I "met" Ribicoff is a considerable exaggeration. Bailey told me...
  • President Obama takes immigration plan on the road to win support

    President Obama's plan to spare millions from the threat of deportation shifted Friday from the political trappings of Washington to an emotional rally at a Las Vegas high school gymnasium, where he attempted to put a human face on his divisive...
  • Full text of President Obama's speech on immigration plan

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Following is the full text of President Barack Obama's speech on Thursday on his plans for immigration, as prepared for delivery, according to a White House statement: "My fellow Americans, tonight, I'd like to talk with you...