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
A 2014 Postmortem - Huffington Post ... went further saying that he would work to make sure that Obama was "a one ... his 2008/2012 victorious coalition (African Americans, Latinos, ... 11/8/2014 - 8:02 am | View Link
3 White House: Obama will act on immigration despite GOP warnings to ... - Washington Post White House: Obama Keeping Immigration Pledge - NBCNews.com 11/8/2014 - 4:21 am | View Link
Midterm Malaise - America Magazine President Obama was not the anger of Republicans and conservatives, but disappointment and lack of enthusiasm among African-Americans, Latinos... 11/7/2014 - 9:33 am | View Link
The Striking Consistency of U.S. Politics - Wall Street Journal Two groups sure to comprise increasingly large shares of the electorate voted heavily for Mr. Obama: Latinos (who backed the president 67% to... 11/7/2014 - 8:47 am | View Link
Friday Talking Points -- A Democratic Economic Platform For Next ... - Huffington Post President Obama called the 2010 midterms a "shellacking." He demurred ... Republican House members say some highly offensive things about Latinos? 11/7/2014 - 8:25 am | View Link
Obama hopes to get House in order Last week, Barack Obama stopped by the Dr Martin Luther King Jr community centre on Chicago's South Side to cast his vote in the US midterms, the medley of congressional, gubernatorial and state races that come down to the wire on... 10/31/2014 - 12:04 pm | View Link
Base dissatisfied with Dems Dissatisfaction is widespread among groups that traditionally back Democrats. 10/31/2014 - 6:23 am | View Link
The Fix: The Hispanic vote is completely misunderstood. Here’s proof. Reactions to Obama's immigration decision are quite muted, despite the narrative. 10/30/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
Surprise! Hispanics aren’t really all that mad about Obama’s immigration delay. Reactions to Obama's immigration decision are quite muted, despite the narrative. 10/30/2014 - 6:30 am | View Link
Few Latinos 'angry' over Obama immigration policy, but support slips Only a small minority of Latino voters report that they are “angry” over President Obama’s decision this year to delay executive action on immigration reform, but disappointment over his deportation policies is widespread, and Democrats have suffered a decline in support... 10/29/2014 - 4:00 pm | View Link
Obama's Immigration Exec Order Gambit Could Insure 2016 Dem Presidential Victory That means Latinos will be depending upon Obama's executive order for their relief and their futures. it is also highly likely that any Republican candidate, to win in the 2016 Presidential GOP primary, will have to threaten to repeal Obama's executive order. 11/22/2014 - 4:16 pm | View Link
Asians — Not Just Latinos — Benefit From Obama's Immigration Action That's also important because we tend to think of immigration or immigrants and Latinos as interchangeable. But in fact, most Latinos are not immigrants to the United States; most of them are native born. And Asians are the most heavily immigrant group. 11/22/2014 - 7:55 am | View Link
Racist? Obama Stereotypes Latinos In Immigration Speech America is not a nation that accepts the hypocrisy of workers who mow our lawns, make our beds, clean out bedpans, with no chance ever to get right with the law. We’re a nation that gives people a chance to take responsibility and make amends, and then ... 11/22/2014 - 5:20 am | View Link
Obama has shown courage to stand with us, say America’s joyful Latinos Should Hillary Clinton, or any other Democrat, become the next US president, you may be able to trace their victory to a roll of the political dice played out last week beside a Las Vegas highway. Barack Obama’s cavalcade trundled up the road and into ... 11/22/2014 - 3:23 am | View Link
Salt Lake area hispanics and latinos celebrate President Obama's plan for immigration reform SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - A number of hispanics and latinos living in the Salt Lake City area are celebrating President Obama's announcement to reform immigration in the U.S. SALT LAKE CITY (ABC 4 Utah) - A number of hispanics and latinos living in the ... 11/20/2014 - 9:08 pm | View Link
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 ... 11/22/2014 - 12:23 pm | 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. 11/21/2014 - 7:33 pm | 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.. 11/21/2014 - 10:01 am | View Website
Latinos, labor tell Obama: Pick Tom Perez for AG Hispanic lawmakers, immigration advocates and labor allies are lining up to lobby President Barack Obama to nominate Labor Secretary Tom Perez as attorney general. 10/17/2014 - 1:27 am | View Website
The former secretary of state, senator and first lady is not talking about the Keystone XL pipeline, rejected by one vote in the final weeks of the Democrat-led Senate.
Clinton also drew a distinction from her would-be GOP opponents who have spoken of immigration reform in large part as a border security problem.
Clinton campaigned for Democratic candidates during the fall, often pointing to pocketbook issues like equal pay for women, raising the minimum wage and expanded family leave policies.
"A 20th century economy will not work for 21st century families," she said at an October rally.
 Clinton has taken a more circumspect posture in public events, appearing at charity events and voicing support for issues related to her work at the Clinton Foundation.
Everything Hillary does is for political purposes," said Republican National Committee spokeswoman Kirsten Kukowski, "which includes taking positions for political expediency and not answering tough questions for political reasons.
President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community's top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.
Months of lobbying by high-tech businesses failed to persuade the administration to make allotted but unused green cards available for foreign workers — probably the top item on the executive action agenda for business.
Lofgren had been among those saying Obama could take executive action to allow businesses to "recapture" permanent resident green cards that had been authorized by Congress but never issued.