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Five Cartoons About Immigration, Amnesty and the GOP

Five Cartoons About Immigration, Amnesty and the GOP
As President Obama rolls into Las Vegas on Tuesday to outline his immigration reform agenda, here are five terrific cartoons about the contentious issue that has plagued lawmakers for decades...
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VA Senate Moving to Electoral College System to Cheat Democrats?

VA Senate Moving to Electoral College System to Cheat Democrats?
Using the proposed new method, Mitt Romney would have won a majority of Virginia’s electoral votes despite losing the popular vote in the state.
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Another Woman: Obama Picks Mary Jo White for SEC Chair

Another Woman: Obama Picks Mary Jo White for SEC Chair
President Obama nominates Richard Cordray to continue as head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and Mary Jo White as Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
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$57 Trillion Needed by 2030 to Fix Failing World Infrastructure

$57 Trillion Needed by 2030 to Fix Failing World Infrastructure
The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) gives our nation’s infrastructure a grade of “D” and says the United States alone needs to spend $2.2 trillion over the next five years to get infrastructure back on track.
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Murray to Opposing Republicans: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act

Murray to Opposing Republicans: Pass Bipartisan Violence Against Women Act
Murray: “The fate of the Violence Against Women Act still lays squarely on the shoulders of Eric Cantor and John Boehner. To date they have refused to listen to countless law enforcement and women’s groups as well as moderate voices in their own party in the House and Senate who’ve said we need to pass the Senate’s bipartisan bill that extends protections to millions of new women."
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Obama's Blue Room Surprise in the White House

The President, First Lady, and Bo made an unannounced appearance in the Blue Room to greet visitors during a public tour of the White House.
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President Obama, It's Time to Do Something About Money in Politics

President Obama, It's Time to Do Something About Money in Politics
The scramble to raise campaign funds has become a full-time job for elected officials from the courthouse to the statehouse and to the Capitol and the White House. In last year’s campaign alone, you hosted 222 fundraising events.
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An Unlikely Tale of Two Congressmen

An Unlikely Tale of Two Congressmen
Joining the committees are rambunctious House freshmen and longtime senators willing to take on a second-term president. Republican Rep. Steve Stockman, who has threatened impeachment of Obama over new rules on guns, joins the House panel, while Sen. John McCain, the president's GOP rival in 2008, and tea party Sen. Rand Paul fill out the Senate committee.
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Chris Christie's Civil Rights Crossroads

Chris Christie's Civil Rights Crossroads
As a member of the minority of sane and rational members of his party, Governor Christie needs to "evolve" and allow marriage equality to become the inevitable norm that it will be here in New Jersey.
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Obama's New Portrait Shows Effect of Working With Dysfunctional Congress

Obama's New Portrait Shows Effect of Working With Dysfunctional Congress
Check out President Obama's new official portrait, and see what working with a dysfunctional Congress for four years will do to you.
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