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
Obama faces Dem revolt on Keystone pipeline punt- Krauthammer: ... - FOXNews.com Keystone Review Delay Draws Angry Reaction From Pipeline Backers - Washington Post 04/19/2014 - 5:54 am | View Link
Warren’s World - Slate Magazine Different State, Very Different Race For Scott Brown - Huffington Post 04/18/2014 - 2:13 pm | View Link
61 Percent Favor Building Keystone Pipeline - REASON Online 32 percent) of Americans oppose the ... gas prices and will create new jobs. ... If President Obama approves Keystone, 17 percent of Democrats ... 04/18/2014 - 9:42 am | View Link
Wonkbook: Don’t count out immigration reform just yet - Washington Post Obama pressures American Legion on amnesty - WorldNetDaily 04/18/2014 - 9:36 am | View Link
Keystone Decision Delayed by U.S. Over Nebraska Court Case - Washington Post Administration again delays Keystone pipeline decision - USA Today 04/18/2014 - 6:25 am | View Link
Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz: Vulnerable Democrats must ‘run their own race’ Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Florida Democrat, brushed off concerns Sunday over vulnerable Senate Democrats running against the Obama ... who oppose the pipeline can tie up the process in court forever,” said Ms. Landrieu. “There are 42,000 jobs, $20 ... 04/20/2014 - 6:53 am | View Link
Democrats furious over Obama’s pipeline delay The Obama administration has procrastinated ... the administration is sending a signal that the small minority who oppose the pipeline can tie up the process in court forever. There are 42,000 jobs, $20 billion in economic activity and North America ... 04/19/2014 - 11:02 am | View Link
Obama politicizes Keystone XL pipeline to rescue Democrats in November Yesterday, April 18, 2014, the Obama administration through the ... is sending a signal that the small minority who oppose the pipeline can tie up the process in court forever. There are 42,000 jobs, $20 billion in economic activity and North America's ... 04/19/2014 - 7:29 am | View Link
Obama Just Set up a Headfake for the Democrats on the Keystone Obama doesn’t care about jobs, but he does care some about Democrats keeping the ... Obama’s heart is clearly with the anti-science environmental radicals who oppose the Keystone. But he doesn’t want to lose the Senate. My guess is, Obama made ... 04/17/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Union warns House Democrats of retaliation for opposing Keystone XL One of the nation's leading building trades unions is stepping up pressure on House Democrats who oppose the ... help create jobs. Eleven Senate Democrats, including six who face contested races this year, sent a letter to President Obama on Thursday ... 04/12/2014 - 2:09 am | View Link
News While Congress has been standing still, states, businesses, and President Obama have all taken action. read more » 04/19/2014 - 6:49 am | View Website
RealClearPolitics All Commentary & News Stories - Obamacare's Winning Numbers - Washington Post - Will Obamacare Losers Outvote the Winners? - Byron York, DC Examiner 04/19/2014 - 5:37 am | View Website
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Jobs and the Economy | Issues | Democrats.org President Obama inherited an economy in free fall, with huge deficits, skyrocketing health care costs, dwindling employment, and banking and housing markets on the ... 04/18/2014 - 9:56 am | View Website
Democratic Party Democrats.org: Change that Matters ... On National Equal Pay Day, we are reminded of how we impede our own success when we refuse to compensate women equally. 04/18/2014 - 12:52 am | View Website
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In a rough month of a rough year of a rough second term for Barack Obama’s foreign policy, Thursday was a particularly rough day.
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Okay, it has been suggested that it's time for a poll. Who is your pick, at this point in 2014, to run for the presidency and vice-presidency? What combinations would you like to see, and why? Who is the real thing and who are the RINOs and CINOs? How can conservatives win?
Barbara Bush may believe her son Jeb should pass on a 2016 bid because there have been enough Bushes in the White House already. But her husband, former President George H. W. Bush, disagrees and thinks Jeb should go for it. So revealed Jebs younger brother, Neil Bush, in an interview with CNN on Thursday that shed additional light on the conflicting sentiments within the former first clan about another potential Bush presidential run.