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  • Obama orders deportation review, seeks more humane enforcement

    Obama orders deportation review, seeks more humane enforcement
    WASHINGTON - President Obama is directing top immigration officials to review U.S. deportation practices to see whether they can be carried out "more humanely" while still enforcing the laws on the books. In an evening meeting with Latino lawmakers,...
  • Hilda Solis backs Eloise Gomez Reyes for Gary Miller's House seat

    Hilda Solis backs Eloise Gomez Reyes for Gary Miller's House seat
    Former U.S. Labor Secretary Hilda Solis has endorsed Colton attorney Eloise Gomez Reyes from among the growing field of candidates competing for an open Inland Empire congressional district seat. "In this day and age when the powerful special...
  • House Democrats will seek to force vote on minimum wage

    House Democrats will seek to force vote on minimum wage
    CAMBRIDGE, Md. – Democrats will seek to force a House vote on raising the federal minimum wage, party leaders said Thursday, but even getting the proposal to a vote will be an uphill fight. As the minority party in the House, Democrats cannot...
  • Obama, the shrinking imperialist president

    Obama, the shrinking imperialist president
    Of all the time-honored failings for which we criticize sitting presidents — by "we" I mean pundits, academics and other members of the chattering phylum — two charges stand out: imperialism and shrinkage. Usually it's one or the other. When...
  • Rep. Becerra endorses Eloise Gomez Reyes for Congress

    Rep. Becerra endorses Eloise Gomez Reyes for Congress
    Breaking with the election arm of House Democrats, Rep. Xavier Becerra (D-Los Angeles) has endorsed Colton attorney Eloise Gomez Reyes for an open Inland Empire congressional seat. "Eloise is a proven leader who will get the job done in Washington for...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll conference committee

     
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to......
  • Realtors fight tightening loan restrictions

    Local Realtors are lobbying lawmakers to battle what might be the next bumps in the road to recovery for the struggling real estate market — proposed changes in federal law that would reduce the size of government-backed loans and raise minimum down...
  • Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee

    Casey, Schwartz named to payroll tax committee
    Ending weeks of partisan gridlock -- the norm these days for Capitol Hill -- House Republicans agreed Thursday to a two-month extension of a tax cut for working Americans with the stipulation that Senate Democrats agree to appoint conferees to negotiate...
  • Some millionaires are moving to Maryland

    I'm confused. Republican also-ran gubernatorial candidate Brian Murphy is trying to convince us that Warren Buffett was wrong when he told Congress he ought to be taxed more ("Warren Buffett is wrong," Aug 25). Mr. Murphy attempted to demonstrate that...
  • 'Super committee' deal seems unlikely, lawmakers say

    'Super committee' deal seems unlikely, lawmakers say
    The co-chairs of the congressional "super committee" seemed doubtful the panel would reach a deficit-reduction accord by Monday's deadline, each blaming the other party's unwillingness to budge on the contentious issues of taxes and entitlement spending....
  • Edwards ranked among most liberal House members

    Rep. Donna Edwards, a Prince George's County Democrat, is again ranked among the most liberal members of the House of Representatives, according to an annual review of roll call votes by National Journal. Edwards tied for first place in the rankings...