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
Texas Voter ID Law Goes To Trial - KPBS ... to show that it would not discriminate against blacks and Latinos. ... S. District Judge Nelva Gonzales Ramos, who was appointed by President ... 08/29/2014 - 3:37 pm | View Link
Eva Longoria shows passion for acting, activism and philanthropy - Los Angeles Times ... and figures about migrant workers and education among Latinos like a ... serving as a co-chair of President Obama's re-election campaign — ... 08/29/2014 - 3:20 pm | View Link
Beverly Hills Back in the Hot Seat for Racial Profiling - Huffington Post ... criminals and reducing crime, not about profiling blacks and Latinos. ... He is the author of How Obama Governed: The Year of Crisis and ... 08/29/2014 - 2:15 pm | View Link
Savage: Feds arming for 'war on white people' - WorldNetDaily ... of Margaret Thatcher” ( Free audio ). Mark Levin Levin says Obama is to ... … And I read to you the other day, Latinos in this country do ... 08/29/2014 - 1:59 pm | View Link
When Rep. Henry Waxman retires this year, his 46-year career will ... - Forward ... his retirement from Congress in January, President Obama hailed him as ... of L.A.’s population and other minority groups like Latinos are ... 08/29/2014 - 12:34 pm | View Link
Obama's campaign no-fly zone Obama still retains strong support in the Democratic base, and he can motivate African-Americans and Latinos like few others can. “It will ramp up as time goes on,” the official said. Party operatives also expect Obama to help Democrat Charlie Crist in ... 08/29/2014 - 8:47 am | View Link
Change: Obama set to delay executive amnesty until after the midterms? Greg Sargent, a reliable pipeline for what Democrats on the Hill are thinking, says a mega-amnesty now to impress Latinos could momentarily alienate another important lefty constituency: Dem hopes for survival rest heavily on turning out the unmarried ... 08/29/2014 - 7:04 am | View Link
Dem Rep: Obama Must Go Forward on Amnesty to Quell Latino Racial Unrest He said, "Latinos that are fourth, fifth generation -- they see this as a civil rights issue." Grijalva said Obama's amnesty, "Will quell some of the unrest that we are seeing in our communities and the racial overtones that continue to build around this ... 08/28/2014 - 10:47 am | View Link
Washington Post Petition Obama on Racial Biases in Policing local law enforcement units too often treat low-income neighborhoods populated by African Americans and Latinos as if they are military combat zones instead of communities where people strive to live, learn, work, play and pray in peace and harmony. 08/26/2014 - 12:47 pm | View Link
President Obama Risks Alienating Latinos From Democrats For the last 20 years – ever since passage in 1994 of California’s abortive anti-illegal immigrant Proposition 187 – Democrats here and around America have increasingly depended on Latino votes. The 2.5 million California Hispanics who became ... 08/16/2014 - 3:00 am | View Link
Latino Businessman Calls Obama a “N¡gger” During ... A Latino businessman lashed out during a townhall at both Republicans and Democrats who he says haven’t done anything for him. At one point, however, the man’s ... 08/29/2014 - 4:41 am | View Website
President Barack Obama “You and I, as citizens, have the power to set this country’s course.” —President Obama. Take Action 08/27/2014 - 7:16 pm | View Website
Obama-Biden Transition Project The transition has ended and the new administration has begun. Please join President Barack Obama at Whitehouse.gov. 08/27/2014 - 2:59 pm | View Website
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
How Obama Is Alienating Young Latino Voters Latino voters may have voted overwhelmingly for President Barack Obama, but those familiar with his deportation record don’t think so highly of the ... 05/20/2014 - 10:58 am | View Website
U. S. military leaders say it's too soon to tell if Pakistan's offensive against militants in North Waziristan has been effective or simply symbolic, but they say the operations have temporarily disrupted the enemy and sent insurgents fleeing into Afghanistan.
This Sunday, â€œThis Weekâ€? covers the latest on the terror threat warnings over ISIS. And the powerhouse roundtable debates all the weekâ€™s politics, with Rep. Tom Cole, R-Oklahoma, ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd, former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson, and ABC Newsâ€™ Cokie Roberts.
Today's comic by Mark Fiore is Pentagon Hymn, the shores of Tripoli:
What's coming up on Sunday Kos
White man jaywalks with gunguess what happens, by Denise Oliver Velez
President Bush declared Iraq a 'catastrophic success' ten years ago, by Jon Perr
"Stuck in the past" on women? Play offense, say GOP strategists, by Dante Atkins
Quick question for white conservatives: Is it ever NOT okay to shoot dead an unarmed black man, by Laurence Lewis
The best and worst campaign ads of 2014 (so far), by Jeff Singer
Daily Kos Elections Power Rankings: The Governors (Back to School Edition), by Steve Singiser
To fight ISIS the West must do more to integrate potentially alienated Muslims, by Ian Reifowitz
Can you still doubt plight of black men with police irrespective of socio-economic circumstances, by Egberto Willies
Ron Paul skirts the edge of 9/11 Trutherism, LIHOP version:
Numerous reports indicate that George W.
The summer surge of unaccompanied children illegally crossing the southwest U. S. border has slowed significantly, government figures show, easing what President Barack Obama had once called an "urgent humanitarian situation."
In a case that is the first of its kind, a Cape Town mother went to court on behalf of her Down's syndrome six-year-old son. The mother, who cannot be named to protect the child's identity, wants the Foetal Assessment Centre, in Claremont, to pay damages for, she says, failing to recognise that her unborn son was at "very high risk" of Down's syndrome.