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
Obama to open middle-class jobs, opportunity tour Aiming to show he's still focused on creating jobs, President Barack Obama is beginning a series of quick trips around the country to resurrect ideas from his State of the Union address that became overshadowed by the intense debates over gun control, immigration and automatic spending cuts. 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
US home building is surging, but job growth isn't The resurgent U.S. housing market has sent builders calling again for Richard Vap, who owns a drywall installation company. Vap would love to help - if he could hire enough qualified people. "There is a shortage of manpower," says Vap, owner of South Valley Drywall in Littleton, Colo. More
Wasserman Schultz Dodges Questions on Dems Midterm Chances, Running ... - Breitbart.com DEBBIE KEEPS HER DISTANCE - Atlanta Journal And Constitution 10/22/2014 - 3:41 pm | View Link
Letter: What happened to the Democratic Party? - Panama City News Herald ... the interstate system to create jobs ... proposed by the Obama administration ... For the Democrats to oppose having an ID card to vote, in ... 10/22/2014 - 3:08 pm | View Link
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Four in five ad dollars have gone to attack spots in the general ... - Washington Post ... has gone to ads that oppose a ... of the virus and criticizing the Obama administration and Democrats for a ... some business services and ... 10/22/2014 - 12:36 pm | View Link
Ebola and the politics of fear - Christian Science Monitor Ebola and the politics of fear - History News Network 10/22/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
Race Card: Democrats Go Ugly to Boost Black Turnout and alienate voters who aren't aligned with Obama's most unflinchingly loyal voting bloc. Quite a dilemma. Solution? Resort to grotesque racial attacks to scare black voters. In Texas, Wendy Davis is pretending that Greg Abbott might oppose interracial ... 10/22/2014 - 6:26 am | View Link
Democrats are using the poor to get out their vote The issue is also a near-constant topic on the campaign trail, as Democrats work to identify themselves as stalwarts for the middle class and to paint Republicans — who typically oppose ... Barack Obama supports, could cost 500,000 jobs nationwide. 10/22/2014 - 1:06 am | View Link
Democrats love seeing minimum wage on the ballot The issue is also a near-constant topic on the campaign trail, as Democrats work to identify themselves as stalwarts for the middle class and to paint Republicans -- who typically oppose ... Barack Obama supports, could cost 500,000 jobs nationwide. 10/21/2014 - 11:34 pm | View Link
Poll shows Obama approval low, GOP enthusiasm higher than Democrats' But among those who say he will be a factor, more say they will use their vote to send a message that they oppose Obama. Among independents ... dealing with threats from the Islamic State. Jobs and the economy still top the list of issues voters say ... 10/15/2014 - 12:47 pm | View Link
Bluegrass Poll: Less than half of Kentucky Democrats approve of Obama's handling of foreign policy Among Democrats, 29 percent support using ground troops and 52 percent oppose it. Poll respondent Dwayne Hammack, a disabled coal miner in Hopkins County, said Obama should be applauded ... unchanged since July. After jobs and the economy, health care ... 10/8/2014 - 1:06 am | View Link
Democratic Party (United States) The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the younger Republican Party. Tracing its origins back to ... 10/25/2014 - 7:22 am | View Website
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The Democratic Party Platform | Democrats.org Check out the 2012 Democratic Platform -- a declaration of how Democrats plan to move America forward over the next four years and beyond. 10/23/2014 - 10:34 pm | View Website
RealClearPolitics All Commentary & News Stories - Obamacare's Failing Cost Control - Wall Street Journal - Obamacare Cancellations, Again - Tim Phillips, USA Today 10/23/2014 - 9:29 pm | View Website
85 Democrats buck Obama in ISIS vote | TheHill An unusual bipartisan coalition opposed arming the Syrian rebels to fight ISIS. 10/21/2014 - 6:40 pm | View Website
The United States ambassador to the United Nations is on her way to visit all three of the West African countries hit hardest by the Ebola outbreak, amid rising calls for travel restrictions back home in the U. S.
BIRMINGHAM Ala. (Reuters) – The Dalai Lama, spiritual leader of Tibet, visited one of America’s sacred sanctuaries on Saturday, touring the church where four African-American girls were killed in a 1963 bombing that galvanized the civil rights movement. As more than 300 protesters and supporte
An American nurse published a scathing account of her treatment after being put in isolation in the United States following a stint caring for Ebola patients in West Africa, saying she was made to feel like “a criminal.” Kaci Hickox was the first person to enter mandatory 21-day quaranti
Houston Mayor Annise Parker
In 2009, residents of Houston, Texas made history when they elected Annise Parker as the first openly gay mayor of Houston. Progress!
Thursday she experienced another first.
Daughter needs drivers test. Has all docs, some in MomA name, some MomK, but w/ birth cert showing both. DPS says can only be from 1 mom!-A
Her daughter went to take her driver's test and she was turned away.