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
Celebrities Who Have Entered the Political Arena - National Journal AFP/) George Clooney has raised money for the Obama administration and ... One of Longoria's goals in politics is to show that "Latinos aren't a 08/3/2015 - 2:42 pm | View Link
Trump: Would build military as 1st order of business as Prez - New York Daily News “Fox and Friends.” DONALD TRUMP SLAMS PRESIDENT OBAMA FOR NEGLECTING ... the outspoken mogul was unpopular with at least one group — Latinos. 08/3/2015 - 2:16 pm | View Link
A Person of Faith for Hillary Clinton - Huffington Post In 2008, I supported Barack Obama over Clinton. Why support Clinton now? ... Times (no Clinton ally) noted that Sanders referred to "Latinos as ... 08/3/2015 - 12:07 pm | View Link
GOP debate: Who’s in and who’s out? - MSNBC Poll: Trump builds lead; GOP voters prefer different debate format 1 ... - USA Today 08/3/2015 - 10:11 am | View Link
Your morning news round-up: 8/3 - MSNBC August 3, 2015: Biden his time - Boston Herald 08/3/2015 - 9:50 am | View Link
Obama poised to play kingmaker in Joe-Hillary duel not necessarily by Latinos seeking to live in the United States. ‘Frankly, it's more related to Asian people coming into our country,’ Bush said, instantly setting off another round of Democratic outrage.” [Whoa… - Daily Caller: “While it is ... 08/25/2015 - 11:32 am | View Link
Check Out President Obama's Spotify Playlist Here! Who Made the Cut? Queen Bey, John Legend, Coldplay and Justin Timberlake have a new boot to date. Their hits were personally hand-picked by the United States President himself as the White House officially joins Spotify. According to the official White House blog, Mr. Obama ... 08/14/2015 - 11:00 pm | View Link
Poll: Obama's Approval Rating Up Among Latinos President Barack Obama's approval rating with Latinos has jumped 10 points since he announced a new policy of deportation relief for millions of undocumented immigrants, a new NBC News/ Wall Street Journal / Telemundo poll shows. The new survey of 250 ... 12/18/2014 - 4:16 am | View Link
Latinos, Young Voters Applaud Obama Action On Immigration, Polls Show While 95% of Democratic Latino voters were in favor of the executive action, 76% of Republican Latinos were as well. The issue of immigration reform remains deeply personal for many Latino voters, 64% of whom have friends, family members, coworkers ... 11/23/2014 - 7:00 pm | View Link
Poll: Many Latinos Disapprove of Obama's Executive Amnesty A new NBC poll shows Latinos do not overwhelmingly support President Obama's decision to thwart Congress on amnesty through executive action. Nearly half of Americans disapprove of President Barack Obama’s expected plan to take executive action that ... 11/19/2014 - 8:00 am | View Link
Latino Voters in the 2012 Election | Pew Research Center Latino Voters in the 2012 Election. Obama 71%; Romney 27%. By Mark Hugo Lopez and Paul Taylor. Latinos voted for President Barack Obama over Republican Mitt Romney by ... 08/28/2015 - 3:34 am | View Website
Sacandomelao.com... Barack Obama hablando en español para ... El Presidente envió un mensaje a los latinos desde la Casa Blanca..para Premio Lo Nuestro...mucho de lo que habló fue en español.. 08/28/2015 - 1:40 am | View Website
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Obama-Biden Transition Project The transition has ended and the new administration has begun. Please join President Barack Obama at Whitehouse.gov. 08/27/2015 - 1:22 pm | View Website
Latino Voters Support Obama by 3-1 Ratio, But Are Less ... Latino Voters Support Obama by 3-1 Ratio, But Are Less Certain than Others about Voting. By Mark Hugo Lopez and Ana Gonzalez-Barrera. Latino registered voters prefer ... 08/26/2015 - 8:23 am | View Website
In his place, backers greeted a curious few in a hotel suite 20 floors above the official gathering, handing out chocolate bars wrapped with a stylized photo of Biden behind the wheel of a convertible and an "I'm Ridin' with Biden" label.
In any other year, a sitting vice president would have headlined such a meeting as the heavy favorite for the party's nomination.
Clinton's years-long flirtation with a second White House campaign — time her allies used to lock up support of much of the Democratic Party's leadership — and her undeniable political celebrity have upended the traditional script.
While Biden has no campaign operation beyond the small Draft Biden group, Clinton has for months built a sprawling machine of hundreds of employees working out of her Brooklyn campaign headquarters and in dozens of offices across the country.
Clinton's team has also devoted significant resources already to wooing super delegates — the party and elected officials empowered to select the presidential nominee at the Democratic national convention regardless of the 2016 primaries.
Clinton backers, who sported gold H'' lapel pins at the DNC meetings, were rewarded for their loyalty with invitations to private briefings from Clinton and top campaign officials.
Clinton learned the importance of that support in 2008, when she ended her long, hard-fought primary campaign after it became clear she lacked enough delegates to capture the nomination.
The family and friends of an unarmed teenager shot by St. Louis police gathered for his funeral Saturday, but closure over the controversial killing is still a long way off. Police say Mansur Ball-Bey, 18, was running out of a house they were searching for drugs and weapons, then turned and pointed a gun at them.