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  • Obama y republicanos se enfrentan abiertamente por reforma a la inmigración en EEUU

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Las disputas por la reforma a la ley de inmigración en Estados Unidos se intensificaron el miércoles, cuando el presidente Barack Obama y los republicanos de la Cámara de Representantes se acusaron mutuamente de obstaculizar...
  • Obama's departing health chief mulls U.S. Senate run: report

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Departing Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who took withering criticism over the botched rollout of President Barack Obama's signature healthcare law, is considering a run for the U.S. Senate in Kansas, The New...
  • U.S. Energy Dept plans $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy

    U.S. Energy Dept plans $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Energy Department on Wednesday unveiled a plan for up to $4 billion in loan aid for renewable energy companies to help rejuvenate a program that faced harsh political attacks over past failures of federally subsidized...
  • Music Attorney Lee Phillips Deals With Fickle Personalities, Changing Technology

    When he was growing up in New York, there were signs that Lee Phillips would pursue a career as a musician: He went to the High School of Music and Art, where he specialized in clarinet; composer Sammy Fain, perhaps best known for the standard "I'll Be...
  • Dee Dee Myers to Head Warner Bros. Corporate Communications

    Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is heading to Warner Bros. as head of corporate communications. Myers will join the studio in September, succeeding nine-year WB vet Susan Fleishman. Appointment was announced Wednesday by WB chief Kevin...
  • U.S. Chamber says non-union groups could reshape labor relations

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The biggest U.S. business lobbying group is warning the nation's employers that labor relations could be reshaped by non-union labor groups that are backing high-profile efforts to raise wages and mandate paid sick leave. The U.S....
  • Obama, Republicans openly feud over immigration legislation

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Partisan bickering over immigration reform legislation intensified on Wednesday as President Barack Obama and House of Representatives Republicans accused each other of standing in the way of progress one year after bipartisan...
  • New U.S. sanctions against Russia likely after Geneva meeting

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - New U.S. sanctions punishing Russia for its actions in Ukraine are likely to be announced as early as Friday if, as expected, a meeting between top foreign ministers in Geneva fails to produce significant progress. U.S. officials...
  • Obama: Russia faces consequences for destabilizing Ukraine - CBS

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday Russia can expect further sanctions if it steps up support for separatists in eastern Ukraine. "What I have said consistently is that each time Russia takes these kinds of steps that are...
  • Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab

    Emanuel rings up frequent flier tab
    Mayor Rahm Emanuel flew around the country more than 50 times during his first 2 1/2 years in office, mixing city business with politics and attending events that helped burnish his national profile. On at least nine of the trips, records show taxpayers...
  • Russia is only a regional power? Don't bet on it, some say

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama dismissed Russia as a "regional power" in remarks that were interpreted as not only a jab at leader Vladimir Putin's ego but also justification for the administration's reluctance to wade deeper into a conflict that's...