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What They’re Saying About the President’s New Action on Immigration

Last night, President Obama addressed the nation and laid out the steps he'll be taking — within his executive authority as President — to start fixing America's broken immigration system: Building on our progress at the border with additional resources for our law enforcement personnel. Making it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and […]

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VP Debate: Biden Says ‘Facts Matter’ About Iran – Elections 2012 – Politics Informer Video

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. stressed that “facts matter” when dealing with Iran’s pursuit of a nuclear weapon. Subscribe to the Times Video newsletter… Video Rating: 4 / 5

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What They’re Saying About the President’s New Action on Immigration

Last night, President Obama addressed the nation and laid out the steps he'll be taking — within his executive authority as President — to start fixing America's broken immigration system: Building on our progress at the border with additional resources for our law enforcement personnel. Making it easier and faster for high-skilled immigrants, graduates, and […]

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5 Facts to Know About President Obama’s Immigration Announcement

Last night, President Barack Obama laid out his plans for executive action on immigration. The new program will provide temporary administrative relief and work permits to undocumented immigrants who pass a background check, have lived in the United States for a minimum of five years, and have a child who is a U.S. citizen or […]

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Takata airbag victim Stephanie Erdman testifies on defective airbags at Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committee hearing in Washington

Takata executive warns about ability to fix deadly air bag flaw

By Eric Beech and Ben Klayman WASHINGTON/DETROIT (Reuters) – An executive from Japan's Takata Corp told U.S. senators on Thursday the supplier is urgently trying to ramp up replacement parts for millions of vehicles fitted with potentially deadly air bags, but said it may not be able to move quickly enough. The U.S. auto safety […]

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Obama to offer immigration relief to about 4.7 million: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Barack Obama is slated to announce on Thursday that he will offer relief from the threat of deportation to about 4.4 million undocumented people who are parents of U.S. citizens and green card holders, according to a source briefed by the administration. Obama also will announce an expansion of a program […]

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Colorado’s Hickenlooper on Getting Re-elected: It’s About the Economy

Why did Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper win re-election when fellow Democrat Mark Udall got trounced in his bid for a second Senate term? Mr. Hickenlooper says it’s because while Mr. Udall campaigned on social issues, he stuck to the economy. Full News here – Washington Wire

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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen Opens Up About Her Son, The First Trans Child Of A Member Of Congress

Rodrigo Lehtinen, son of Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) and the first openly transgender child of a member of Congress, spoke about his transition and his family’s acceptance in an interview with CBS Miami. “My family was actually really supportive,” Lehtinen said. The congresswoman and her husband Dexter both expressed support for their son while talking […]

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Joe Biden Went Too Far In Boasts About Job Growth, Deficit Reduction

The following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Vice President Joe Biden went too far in boasts about job growth and deficit reduction. Biden was the keynote speaker at the AFL-CIO and American Federation of Teachers Summit on Career and Technical Education and Workforce Development on Nov. 13. His comments centered on job opportunities and education, […]

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Republicans Warn President Obama About Unilateral Actions on Immigration

Republicans criticized President Barack Obama’s plans to take unilateral action on immigration, saying they will look for ways to prevent any executive changes from going into effect. Full News here – Washington Wire

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