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
Hillary Clinton Gets Another Nudge for 2016 Paging, Hillary Clinton. Emily’s List, the influential abortion-rights group that backs Democratic women, unveiled an initiative Thursday to help put a woman in the White House. The group announced a six-figure digital media campaign and new polling that shows a strong appetite for a female commander-in-chief as part of its “Madame President” campaign. More
Marco Rubio Pushing For Foreign Aid, Diplomacy In Foreign Policy ... - Examiner.com Marco Rubio - Examiner.com 04/20/2014 - 9:03 am | View Link
Races to watch in 2014 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette These races are weather vanes for 2016 - Toledoblade.com 04/19/2014 - 12:52 pm | View Link
James Zogby: What Democrats Must Do to Win in November - Huffington Post Democrats Need Ethnic Voters to Win in November - Iviews 04/19/2014 - 6:21 am | View Link
Health care enrollments reach 8 million, president announces - Raleigh News & Observer "This thing is working," Obama said from the White House briefing room. ... among Latinos after a slow start. In the first half of April, Latinos 04/19/2014 - 4:53 am | View Link
Derrick Z. Jackson GOP’s 2016 goals: Restrict voting, win - Boston Globe Most notable is Ohio, where Democrat Barack Obama won reelection in ... and moderate their positions on wages and immigration to appeal to Latinos. 04/18/2014 - 1:27 pm | View Link
Granderson: In helping young black men, Obama helps all LZ Granderson says President Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative represents the return of "change we can believe in" 02/28/2014 - 1:42 pm | View Link
Even When Obama Tinkers at the Edges of Racism It Results in Misunderstanding and Anger President Obama announced on Thursday a new initiative called "My Brother's Keeper" to help black and Hispanic young men succeed in America. Small-scale, on-the-margins things like this are really all Obama can do on the intractable racial disparities in America, because people love to imagine that those disparities don't exist. In short, Obama is creating a task force to figure out how to ... 02/28/2014 - 1:34 pm | View Link
Obama: My Dad Was Absent; And So I Got High Speaking at the launch of the My Brother's Keeper initiative at the White House on Thursday, President Obama uttered three words that we've all long known are true, but he's never come out and explicitly admitted before: “Hillary did Benghazi." 02/28/2014 - 12:03 pm | View Link
Afro-Latinos' identity challenge Afro Latino Marco Davis laughed when he recalled the lengths he went to keep in touch with black and Latino alumni groups when he graduated from Yale University. 02/27/2014 - 12:54 pm | View Link
Afro Latinos' Mixed Identity Can Leave Them Out of the Mix Afro Latino Marco Davis laughed when he recalled the lengths he went to keep in touch with black and Latino alumni groups when he graduated from Yale University. 02/27/2014 - 5:43 am | View Link
The Obama Bias in Hispanic Media: How Conservatives Can Reach Latinos Conservative organizations and free-market think tanks continue to try and reach the growing Latino population. The Media Research Center (MRC), the conservative content analysis organization, recently entered the market with the MRC Latino project. 04/18/2014 - 1:11 am | View Link
Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Sing Pitbull's 'Timber' [Video] A hilarious video in which President Barack Obama and the former Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton, sing Pitbull and Ke$ha's popular song "Timber", has caused a stir in social networks since Tuesday. This isn't really a duet dreamed of by thousands of ... 04/17/2014 - 5:03 am | View Link
Blame Game Continues: Obama Points Finger At GOP For Inaction On Immigration President Barack Obama urged Congress Wednesday to vote on immigration reform and blamed House Republicans for failing to bring the issue up to the floor for a vote, as Latinos and immigration activists continue to scold the administration – and ... 04/16/2014 - 8:36 am | View Link
The Obama Bias In Hispanic Media: How Conservatives Can Reach Latinos Promoting free enterprise in the Latino community through the main TV networks is a difficult task. Univision and Telemundo show a strong bias in favor of the policies of President Obama. In the case of Obamacare, there was a 5 to 1 bias in the news ... 04/16/2014 - 6:47 am | View Link
Why Has Obama's Approval Rating Among Latinos Fallen 20 Points Since Election Night? In an effort to win Republican support for reforming a cruel and dysfunctional immigration system, President Obama has adopted enforcement policies that have produced almost 2 million deportations in five years, including a record 410,000 in fiscal year 2012. 04/15/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
Barack Obama “You and I, as citizens, have the power to set this country’s course.” —President Obama Take Action 04/20/2014 - 2:26 pm | View Website
Barack Obama News, Photos and Opinion Get breaking news stories about Barack Obama, follow his presidency and re-election campaign, and share your toughts on the 44th U.S. president. 04/20/2014 - 9:54 am | View Website
Obama-Biden Transition Project The transition has ended and the new administration has begun. Please join President Barack Obama at Whitehouse.gov. 04/20/2014 - 4:17 am | View Website
Obama To Discuss Immigration Reform With Latino Democrats WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says President Barack Obama will meet with members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus about efforts to overhaul the U ... 03/13/2014 - 6:53 pm | View Website
Latino media shifts focus from GOP to Obama Here’s something that could turn into a real problem for the White House: After months of hammering away at Republicans to act on immigration reform, the Latino ... 03/11/2014 - 8:21 pm | View Website
In the wake of last Sunday’s shooting in Overland Park, Kansas, when a white supremacist and former Ku Klux Klan member shot and killed three people and shouted “Heil Hitler” after being arrested by police, CNN decided to take a look to see if the KKK could shed it’s violent past and rebrand itself.
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Commercialism versus true meaning has been an ongoing battle for years when it comes to religious holidays, and Easter is no exception. In the eyes of many, chocolate bunnies and Easter egg hunts are much too recognized in the place of a sunrise service on Easter morning especially when it comes to children who may be easily influenced by commercialism.