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
Obama’s campaign guru: Don’t fret about polls. Clinton is winning, and she can finish the job tonight. PLOUFFE: My sense is that Trump has got more of his vote in the bank than Clinton does. There are still a decent number of Latinos who are undecided. She’ll win a vast majority of those. Almost every African American undecided voter will side with her. 09/26/2016 - 3:13 am | View Link
Clinton needs Obama to carry her across the finish line "The story told here doesn't just belong to black Americans, it belongs to all Americans, for the African-American experience has been shaped just as much by Europeans and Asians and Native Americans and Latinos. We have informed each other. We are ... 09/26/2016 - 1:51 am | View Link
The Construct of the White Working-Class Zombies The idea, common in the Obama campaigns of 2008 and 2012 (e.g., “get in their faces,” “punish our enemies”), was that illiberal whites can help to establish commonalities among otherwise often disparate Asians, blacks, and Latinos, who are ... 09/26/2016 - 1:00 am | View Link
Chef José Andrés Among Latinos Honored With The National Humanities Medal By President Obama World famous chef José Andrés was among the six Latinos honored by the White House earlier this week for their cultural contributions to America. From NBC News Latino: President Barack Obama awarded the National Medal of Art and Humanities to five ... 09/23/2016 - 10:10 am | View Link
Trump changed mind on Obama's birth to "get on" The organization polled where Latinos stand in the presidential race in five key battleground states: in addition to Florida, Hispanic voters in Ohio, Colorado, Nevada and North Carolina were included polled from September 15-September 19. The Republican ... 09/23/2016 - 2:38 am | View Link
Young Latinos of the Obama White House: Witnesses ... Here, in an NBC Latino exclusive, is a look at the young Latinos of the Obama White House. | View Website
Obama tells Latinos to ‘punish our enemies,’ the GOP | The ... From the NY Times: In a radio interview that aired on Univision on Monday, Mr. Obama sought to assure Hispanics that he would push an immigration overhaul ... | View Website
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Obama to Latinos "Punish Our Enemies" (american citizens ... Want to watch this again later? Sign in to add this video to a playlist. Obama speaking on Spanish tv channel Univision, "We're Gonna Punish Our Enemies ... | View Website
Jennifer Lopez: Join Latinos for Obama Join Latinos for Obama: http://OFA.BO/L7ZmJi Jennifer Lopez shares why she supports President Obama and why you should get involved. In many states voting ... | View Website
House Speaker Paul Ryan is facing a major obstacle in his months-long quest to pass criminal justice reform: unenthused House Republicans still skittish about looking soft on crime. The Wisconsin Republican for weeks has repeated his personal desire to move a bipartisan package that would include allowing well-behaved nonviolent prisoners to be eligible for early release and easing some drug-related sentencing requirements.
As Congress careens toward a potential government shutdown, Democrats are dragging the funding fight to the brink and hoping to squeeze the GOP. The smart bet is still that Congress will pass some sort of stopgap bill to keep the government running past Friday. Neither party wants to risk being blamed for a shutdown just weeks before the presidential election.