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'Doesn't Make Sense': Obama Touts Need for Immigration Reform

'Doesn't Make Sense': Obama Touts Need for Immigration Reform
With the budget and debt ceiling crises over (for the time being), President Obama has moved on to the next big issue facing the country: immigration reform.
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Lawsuit Against TX Voter ID Gains Momentum Months Before It Impacts Election

Lawsuit Against TX Voter ID Gains Momentum Months Before It Impacts Election
Dallas County DA Craig Watkins held a Twitter Town Hall on his participation in the voter ID lawsuit against the state of Texas. The new law will be in effect for the November Constitutional election and is expected to place an unnecessary burden on communities already less likely to make it to the polls, namely African Americans and Hispanics.
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Obama Close to OK'ing Expired Visas for Iraqis that Helped US During War

Obama Close to OK'ing Expired Visas for Iraqis that Helped US During War
A special visa for Iraqis that helped the US during the Iraq war expired earlier this week, but has been fast tracked so that the tens of thousands already here won't suffer any repercussions.
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Corporate Patronage Continues: Canada Ambassador Post Given to Wall Street Executive

Corporate Patronage Continues: Canada Ambassador Post Given to Wall Street Executive
​President Barack Obama has nominated a Chicago investment banker and campaign fundraiser to be U.S. ambassador to Canada.
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Right-Wing's Latest Scoop: Obama Sending Secret Muslim Foot Signals

Right-Wing's Latest Scoop: Obama Sending Secret Muslim Foot Signals
In her column, “Obama Sending Muslim Subtle Message?,” Andrea Shea King claims that a photo of Obama with his foot on the Resolute desk of the Oval Office is actually “a wordless message of support to the Muslim Brotherhood, Arab street and Islamic community in general.”
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OPINION: The US Will Regret Intervention in Syria

OPINION: The US Will Regret Intervention in Syria
The predictable debate over U.S. intervention in Syria is well underway and sadly under-thought. From the tragic humanitarian reasons to those of national security, many of the reasons for a military strike against the Assad regime are undercut by both history and international law. Here's why the U.S. will regret involvement in the Middle East's deadliest civil war.
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Doing What They Can, Obama Administration Moves Forward Unilaterally on Gun Control

Doing What They Can, Obama Administration Moves Forward Unilaterally on Gun Control
Months after gun control efforts crumbled in Congress, Vice President Joe Biden stood shoulder to shoulder Thursday with the attorney general and the top U.S. firearms official and declared the Obama administration would take two new steps to curb American gun violence.
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Louisiana Republicans: Katrina Was Obama's Fault

Louisiana Republicans: Katrina Was Obama's Fault
A recent poll found that 29% of Louisiana Republicans blame Obama for Hurricane Katrina. During that time Obama was a freshman Senator, yet more Louisiana Republicans blame Obama than then-President George W. Bush.
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Obama Seeks to Link College Aid with Affordability, Graduation Rates

Obama Seeks to Link College Aid with Affordability, Graduation Rates
President Barack Obama on Thursday will unveil a sweeping new plan for rating colleges based in part on affordability, with the goal of eventually linking those ratings to federal financial aid awards.
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In Win for Civil Liberties Group, Feds Forced to Limit US Data Gathering

In Win for Civil Liberties Group, Feds Forced to Limit US Data Gathering
The Obama administration has given up more of its surveillance secrets, acknowledging that it was ordered to stop scooping up thousands of Internet communications from Americans with no connection to terrorism — a practice it says was an unintended consequence when it gathered bundles of Internet traffic connected to terror suspects.
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