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
Blacks Unemployment Best in 6 Years - Black Voice News ... increase in the labor force rates for Blacks and Latinos was another ... D.C. about the latest jobs report, President Barack Obama said that ... 07/11/2014 - 3:26 pm | View Link
Michelle Obama to Latinos: 'We cannot afford to wait on Congress' ... - Washington Times FLOTUS TO LATINOS: WE WON’T WAIT TO ACT - Breitbart.com 07/11/2014 - 3:04 pm | View Link
Russert: Will Latino Voters Blame Obama for Images of Children in ... - Breitbart.com ... sleeping in cages" will hurt President Barack Obama politically with ... s leadership." Gutiérrez responed: "I think what Latinos understand 07/11/2014 - 1:16 pm | View Link
Memo to GOP: Let Obama own immigration mess on our border - FOXNews.com Obama even filmed a commercial appealing to Latinos in their native tongue. 07/11/2014 - 12:41 pm | View Link
Kashkari calls out Gov. Brown for silence on teacher job protections - Los Angeles Times GOP's Kashkari Crashes Teachers' Union Confab in Los Angeles - Breitbart.com 07/11/2014 - 12:17 pm | View Link
Hispanic Support for Obama Down 23% Since January, 2013 Texas Insider Report: WASHINGTON, D.C. — While the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced this morning that the national unemployment rate rose to 6.2% in July, at 7.8% the unemployment rate for Latinos was much higher. For Hispanics, the ... 08/1/2014 - 2:55 pm | View Link
Friday Flashback: Border bill fail, Obama impeachment, CIA spying and more What are the more liberal factions of the Republican party pushing for with regard to the Latino vote? It seems like courting Latinos has been a priority for years now. Why can't the GOP agree on a strategy? There's currently an effort to impeach President ... 08/1/2014 - 6:49 am | View Link
Obama Joins Julian Castro at HUD; Promise Delivered to Latinos While taking hits from Latinos on deportations, President Barack Obama Thursday seized an opportunity to show he has delivered on a promise to the Hispanic community. Obama appeared side-by-side with new Housing Secretary Julián Castro for the former San ... 07/31/2014 - 4:08 pm | View Link
President Barack Obama’s climate push takes center stage The climate offensive reflects liberals’ growing belief that reining in greenhouse gases is a winning political issue among Latinos, women and young people, especially if framed as a boost for public health and the economy — even as moderate Democrats ... 07/30/2014 - 3:15 am | View Link
Obama Says Strains Over Ukraine Not Leading To New Cold War With Russia The United States and the European Union, in a carefully coordinated action, announced targeted new sanctions against Russian banks, energy and defense firms. It was the West's most serious response yet to what it calls Russian instigation of and ... 07/30/2014 - 2:41 am | View Link
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.. 08/1/2014 - 3:27 am | View Website
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Latino leaders urge Barack Obama: Hire us When top Hispanic lawmakers met with President Barack Obama earlier this year, the first issue they brought up wasn’t immigration reform. Their ask: Hire ... 06/6/2014 - 5:02 am | View Website
Real Time host Bill Maher argued on Friday that that U. S. funding for Israel’s defense efforts and NATO is creating the “culture of dependency” that Republicans like to complain about domestically.
“You know what? Putin is NATO’s problem. Israel can take off the training wheels,” Maher said. “We got Guatemalan kids and Ebola on our border.
Six trustees booted from the board of the scandal-scarred Queens public library sued Friday to get their positions back, calling their ouster a 'brazen and unconstitutional power grab' by the borough’s president.
She was right. The day after Eric Garner died during a violent arrest in Staten Island, I interviewed his distraught widow Esaw who said, “They killed him.” And while no one has been charged, it appears the medical examiner agreed with the wife.