Coalition on immigration bill clears first tests The bipartisan coalition behind a contentious overhaul of immigration laws stuck together on a critical early series of test votes Thursday, turning back challenges from conservative critics as the Senate Judiciary Committee refined legislation to secure the nation's borders and offer eventual citizenship to millions living illegally in the United States. More
Republicans to back Obama's student loan plan House Republicans are willing to give President Barack Obama a rare win, the chairman of the Education and Workforce Committee said Thursday in outlining a deal that would let college students avoid a costly hike on their student loans. More
GOP boycotts health care advisory board House and Senate Republican leaders told President Barack Obama Thursday that they will refuse to nominate candidates to serve on an advisory board that is to play a role in holding down Medicare costs under the new health care act. More
President Obama at Saban Forum on Iran, Middle East Peace, Syria - US Embassy United Kingdom: London Obama ‘Ideal’ Iran deal not possible we have to be realistic - Big News Network 12/9/2013 - 12:32 pm | View Link
TSA Passenger Fee Increase Proposal Spurs Airlines to Lobby - Washington Post Airlines Lobby to Kill Plan for Higher U.S. Security Fee - Bloomberg 12/3/2013 - 11:04 am | View Link
South Africa: Numsa Press Statement On Its Rejection and Publication of a Comparative Analysis of the NDP The correction of these centuries-old economic injustices lies at the very core of our ... Our perspectives on the National Democratic Revolution (NDR) and the Freedom Charter (FC) At NUMSA we have consistently maintained that the white racist and colonial ... 03/20/2013 - 3:40 am | View Link
Analysis: Congress Talks Like a Bunch of Teens D.C., speaks at a 10th-grade level, almost a full grade lower than seven years ago. To get to that conclusion, the Sunlight Foundation dissected floor speeches. —TEB Of course, what some might interpret as a dumbing down of Congress, others will see as ... 05/21/2012 - 11:41 am | View Link
Ronan Dunne: O2 chief relishes challenge from resurgent rivals Ronan Dunne, chief executive of O2, Britain's second-biggest mobile phone network, has such an easy Irish charm ... overtook it in terms of customer numbers. What's more, third-placed rival Vodafone is closing the gap. In a note this week, Enders Analysis ... 03/21/2012 - 1:21 pm | View Link
Is The ANC 100 Or 57 Years Old? – Analysis Why was South Africa last to be ‘liberated’ on the African continent, and without repossession of the land, economic power and with so ... This was a colossal colonial fraud. Fifty-seven years after this deception there are two ‘nations’ in South ... 01/17/2012 - 3:04 pm | View Link
Analysis: Obama: 'Pass this jobs bill' WASHINGTON -- Among the jobs President Obama hopes to save with Thursday night's proposals to a Joint Session of Congress is his own ... After participating in weekend commemorations of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, he will head to Columbus ... 09/8/2011 - 4:58 pm | View Link
A Texas man told authorities he was left naked in a ditch for hours after being ambushed by his roommate and co-worker following an argument over their neighbor’s dog.
“That’s a fight for human life, man,” 47-year-old David Franey, Jr. told KTRK-TV on Tuesday. “You want to get up and go.
President Obama’s nominee for the No. 2 spot at the Department of Homeland Security advanced to the full Senate for consideration after winning a vote Wednesday from a deeply divided Senate panel. The Homeland Security and Government Affairs Committee made a party-line decision after a Republican senator unsuccessfully sought a delay, in part by revealing previously undisclosed official findings of problems with a visa program the nominee administers.
Yet another nut in the Fox News snack bowl
I'd ask where Fox News finds these people, but we all can guess the answer. So here's frequent contributor Erik Rush on his radio show talking about how Nelson Mandela wasn't all that great after all.
“You know I hate to rain on the parade here, but there really isn’t a whole lot to celebrate aside from this synthetic symbolism that is being made out of someone who, you know, didn’t do much,” Rush said.
LAVALLETTE, N. J. — On the day that Meals on Wheels came back to the Jersey Shore, Beckie Dye walked up to a white house near the beach, holding two vacuum-sealed plates of sweet-and-sour chicken, carrots and peas. Read full article >>
DENVER — In Colorado, a state scarred by two mass shootings, Democrats passed some of the nation’s toughest gun legislation this year. Gun rights supporters responded by recalling two state senators who had championed the bills. Read full article >>
FAIRPORT HARBOR, Ohio — It doesn’t take long to realize that Jim Majoros is passionate about his job, as he ponders the hue of a new hunting rifle he’s working on. “I’m going to call it ‘Persephone,’ ” he said, referring to the Greek goddess. “It’s going to be light green in color, you know, more soft, but for women who want to hunt.” Read full article >>