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
High-profile rematch race for Dold, Schneider - Chicago Daily Herald ... confident when he talks about his ... term representing the 10th District. ... Herald, he provided analysis from a ... in being a member of ... 09/28/2014 - 7:26 am | View Link
Modi’s World – Analysis And as the 10th-largest economy, India too matters to the world more ... In fact, neither party mentions relations with the US. The Congress talks about improving relations with all major powers and the BJP says Indian foreign policy will not be led ... 04/10/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Analysis: Obama's Grand Plan for Mideast Shrinks This has attracted criticism and concern, not least from traditional U.S. allies such as the Saudis, who like the Israelis and many members of Congress are ... She noted that Obama and Kerry have restarted the Middle East peace talks, opened direct talks ... 01/13/2014 - 10:05 am | View Link
Analysis: Obama's grand plan for Mideast shrinks This has attracted criticism and concern, not least from traditional U.S. allies such as the Saudis, who like the Israelis and many members of Congress are wary ... into the New Year as Kerry was making his 10th peacemaking trip to Israel and the Palestini ... 01/12/2014 - 4:37 am | View Link
BAE warns of US govt shutdown impact The aerospace company revealed its financial performance is yet to be affected by the shutdown, which started earlier in the month after Congress failed to agree ... BAE is still in talks over the contract, but an agreement is yet to be reached as ... 10/10/2013 - 11:45 am | View Link
Gorkhaland Statehood: 16 more arrested as bandh enters tenth day An all-party meeting called by the GJM is underway in the Darjeeling hills, with the TMC, CPI(M), Congress and GNLF remaining absent. Meanwhile, normal life remained paralysed as the indefinite bandh entered 10th day ... insisted on talks only with the ... 08/11/2013 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Mish's Global Economic Trend Analysis Mish's financial blog covers global news and macroeconomic events regarding the world economy. The blog's primary focus is inflation, deflation, and hyperinflation ... 10/22/2014 - 3:22 am | View Website
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ENFC 2014 | The 11th European Nitrogen Fixation Conference The 11 th ENFC will start with a satellite meeting on “Genomics of Nitrogen-Fixing Microorganisms” followed by a keynote lecture. Based on past European Nitrogen ... 10/22/2014 - 1:49 am | View Website
Topic Galleries In 1983, before the HIV virus was identified, a young woman in New Haven was diagnosed with an apparent case of AIDS. Carlotta Locklear was a commercial sex worker ... 10/21/2014 - 11:12 pm | View Website
Tenth Amendment to the United States Constitution ... The Tenth Amendment (Amendment X) to the United States Constitution, which is part of the Bill of Rights, was ratified on December 15, 1791. It expresses the ... 10/21/2014 - 8:56 pm | View Website
In audio obtained by the gossip website TMZ, Bristol Palin — daughter of former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) — can be heard telling police her side of the story in the infamous family brawl that took place earlier this year. Palin herself appears on the tape briefly, chiding her daughter
The official autopsy of Michael Brown appears to corroborate the testimony of Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson, the Post-Dispatch reports. A St. Louis medical examiner who is not part of the case, Dr. Michael Graham, evaluated the forensic documents obtained by the Post-Dispatch and determined
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES IT??? S DAY ONE for Ron Klain, and already the newly-minted Ebola Czar has a full plate and a packed schedule, ABC???s MARY BRUCE notes. Today he sits down with President Obama at the White House and gets up to speed
On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden gave a speech on commuter issues in which he revealed a mind-blowing but not unsurprising detail about his personal travel habits:"Now, there are a lot of rumors about how many trips I've taken on Amtrak. It's estimated that I've made roughly over 8,000 round trips.
With control of Congress’ upper chamber at stake this year, it’s not surprising that a handful of extremely close Senate contests are receiving the bulk of political junkies’ attention as we enter the midterms’ final stage. Of course, 2014 also features a number of marquee gubernatorial contests, and they haven’t escaped political prognosticators’ attention.
• Polltopia: Third-party candidates in Senate and gubernatorial races do not seem to be fading away as Election Day approaches. In individual races, there are some races where it appears a third-party candidate is gaining, and some where the opposite is true, but in general it's difficult to tell because not all polls include all candidates.