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
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Obama's Labor Day campaign to raise the minimum wage in Democrats midterm push President Obama again emphasized the job creation data from the July jobs report; "Last month ... And Republicans who run our Congress oppose almost all of them." The president also insulted the GOP highlighting the difference between Republicans and ... 09/3/2014 - 3:09 pm | View Link
Republicans And Vulnerable Democrats Slam Obama's New, Job-Killing EPA Regulations So the Obama administration lobbed another bomb in ... at every turn in the U.S. Senate and call on Congressman Peters to oppose these regulations instead of selling out Michigan jobs for his radical environmental agenda and the support of the California ... 06/2/2014 - 9:04 am | View Link
White House turns blind eye on Democrats who oppose climate rules "We understand that there are going to be Democrats in these states that oppose it and are ... "Miners are losing their jobs, families are struggling to make ends meet and there is no relief in sight from the heavy hand of Obama’s EPA," Capito said ... 05/31/2014 - 6:46 pm | View Link
Democrats Tell Me Privately That They Would Love to Oppose Obama, But They're Afraid to Speak Out RUSH: Folks, let me tell you something. You know, privately there are a lot of Democrats that tell me that they are just distressed over what Obama has done to the health care industry and to jobs. They are afraid to say anything about it because of ... 08/26/2013 - 10:53 am | View Link
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Martha Laning, one of our four state Senate endorsements in Wisconsin.
Republicans are America's minority party, representing a minority of its people. That's why they are doing everything possible to limit access to voting. And Republicans in Wisconsin are no different than their brethren in other places.
A federal appeals court on Friday permitted Wisconsin to restore a requirement that voters provide photo identification before casting their ballots, allowing the long-debated state law to take effect in time for a hard-fought election on Nov.
Some Republicans are talking about trying to revive the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste dump if their party takes control of the Senate in November.
The Obama administration abandoned work on the project at Reid's urging, and Reid says it won't happen.
Oklahoma legislators are exploring the option of executing condemned inmates with nitrogen gas.
A formal interim study requested by Oklahoma City Republican Mike Christian was held Tuesday before the House Judiciary Committee.
Christian is a staunch supporter of the death penalty who says he plans to draft a bill on the matter for next year’s Legislature, which begins in February.
Christian requested the study after Oklahoma’s lethal injection in April of Clayton Lockett, who writhed on the gurney, clenched his teeth and moaned before being pronounced dead about 43 minutes after his execution began.
East Central University assistant professor of criminology Michael Copeland testified that medical and scientific evidence suggests death by use of nitrogen gas would be painless, humane and easy to administer.
Right-wing media accused President Obama of "advising" and "strategizing" for the terrorist group known as the Islamic State (ISIS or ISIL) in reaction to reports that Obama said the group had made a strategic error in provoking support for U. S. military action against them. Obama Reportedly Said Islamic State Made A Strategic Error In Provoking Support For U.