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
Bernie Sanders' Best 'Berns' of Trump and Other GOP Candidates - AlterNet.org ... of the United States,' and then finally Barack Obama became president ... run a campaign without attacking African Americans, Latinos, Muslims ... 10/3/2015 - 3:50 pm | View Link
Should Immigration Require Assimilation? - Atlantic Monthly Next came a videotaped congratulatory message from President Obama and a ... America, found that “education advances made by Latinos are actually 10/3/2015 - 8:28 am | View Link
Bernie Sanders picks Arturo Carmona, immigration activist, to woo ... - Washington Times Bernie Sanders picks immigration activist ... - Washington Times 10/2/2015 - 3:49 pm | View Link
Cop’s Racist Tirade Against Latinos Stirs Community - Diversity Inc October 3, 1925: Gore Vidal Is Born - The Nation 10/2/2015 - 10:02 am | View Link
New-mexico Civil rights concerns headline gathering - Las Cruces Sun-News ... of discrimination and civil rights violations against Latinos and women. ... But spokesman Matt Herrick said Wednesday the Obama administration ... 10/2/2015 - 9:10 am | View Link
Obama apologises to MSF for air strike on hospital -White House Woman invited onstage: 'I'm Hispanic and I vote for Mr A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Telemundo survey found nearly three in four Latinos say they have a negative view of him . He stepped in to confirm that one, he thinks she's beautiful, and two ... 10/9/2015 - 12:30 pm | View Link
At Latino leader event, Obama vows to fight for immigration reform; Clinton heckled "Think how much better our economy would be if the rest of his party got the message," Obama told about 2,000 people during an awards dinner for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, which seeks to open the halls of Congress to more Latinos. 10/9/2015 - 8:05 am | View Link
Obama says anti-immigrant sentiment is wrong, but not new in the U.S. They can't hear the boos, they can hear your vote." Obama also emphasized the importance of Latinos registering to be able to vote in the next election and not let their political silence translate into a victory for Republicans who are looking to restrict ... 10/9/2015 - 4:56 am | View Link
Obama Slams 'Anti-Immigrant' Sentiment in US The statements by Trump, Cruz and some others have made it even more difficult for Republicans who are struggling to attract enough support from minorities, including Latinos, who overwhelmingly voted for Obama over his Republican rivals in the 2008 and ... 10/9/2015 - 2:22 am | View Link
Amid GOP Disarray, Obama Heavily Touts His Record With Latinos WASHINGTON _ President Barack Obama came to the biggest Latino political event of Hispanic Heritage Month in better standing with Hispanics than last year, while Republicans were struggling for footing in the community and order in their leadership after a ... 10/9/2015 - 2:18 am | View Link
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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.. 10/2/2015 - 4:33 am | 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 ... 09/30/2015 - 6:33 pm | View Website
Did Obama break promise to Latinos? Did President Obama break his promise to Latino voters that he'd deliver a comprehensive immigration reform plan in his first year? 09/30/2015 - 2:15 pm | View Website
As Deportations Rise to Record Levels, Most Latinos Oppose ... As Deportations Rise to Record Levels, Most Latinos Oppose Obama’s Policy. President’s Approval Rating Drops, but He Leads 2012 Rivals. By Mark Hugo Lopez, Ana ... 09/28/2015 - 5:56 am | View Website
Every major Supreme Court decision has two parts: a written opinion and an oral announcement. The former is made public immediately, but the latter is only accessible to the few who are gathered in the courtroom on the day a decision is announced. You could take a trip to the National Archives and listen to the the audio files there.
BEIRUT -- As soon as Russia launched the first stages of its military campaign in Syria, world media erupted with epic slights on President Vladimir Putin and the deprecation of Russia's strategic motives in Syria. Is this information operation simply a recrudescence of Cold War neuralgia, or is there something more profound at work here?
The fact that America has been unable to reach a cultural "breakthrough" moment around guns -- the way it did around gay rights with the recent passage of the Gay Marriage Rights Act, for instance -- is psychologically telling. So is the question that few are asking, but that begs to be asked: why is this happening in America?
In August 2014, a white cop named Darren Wilson shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager. Police left Brown's dead body in the middle of the road for four hours. After protesters across the nation demanded accountability, Wilson was indicted for murder. But the following November, a smirking prosecutor announced on national television that a grand jury had decided not to indict.
There was a satisfied look smeared across Bob McCulloch's face as he announced that the case would not go forward, which was slightly confusing.