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2 hrs ago | The Heartland Institute
Most of the benefits, 69.7% came from non-means tested government programs that provide them to recipients who qualify regardless of income.
2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune
Just a few months before announcing plans to become Chicago's next Democratic mayor, Rahm Emanuel strolled down the gravel path to a Montana resort restaurant with Republican businessman Bruce Rauner, both men smiling as they carried bottles of wine.
9 hrs ago | Journalgazette.net
Russian President Vladimir Putin, right, meets with South African President Jacob Zuma in the Novo-Ogaryovo residence outside Moscow, Russia, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014.
As President Barack Obama nears a decision on what specific actions the administration will take on illegal immigration, Chicago's political and civic leaders joined immigration advocates at a meeting on Wednesday to discuss ways to ensure Chicago is a model for enrolling illegal immigrants into potential new benefit programs.
Before President Barack Obama potentially enacts executive amnesty "by the end of summer," amnesty advocates are urging illegal immigrants to start preparing now, including saving money to get potential work permits.
Roskam has hired U.S. Army Staff Sgt. Shane Scherer is joining his district office.
The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama's talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures.
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Rep. Luis Gutierrez, D-Ill., speaks about immigration during a news conference on Capitol Hill, on July 10, 2014 in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes President Barack Obama can take executive actions on giving millions of immigrants living illegally in the United States work permits.
Six years ago tonight, Illinois Sen. Barack Obama accepted the Democratic nomination for president during a speech at Mile High Stadium in Denver.
AURORA, Colo., July 30, 2008 -- Presumptive Republican presidential nominee John McCain brought his trademark humor and down-home charm to Colorado for the second time in a week today, seeking to shore up support in this "battleground state."
The short-term future of politics in the nation's capital will be determined in large part by which party ends up in control of the Senate.
On Wednesday's "Your World" on the Fox News Channel, Rep. Luis Gutirrez attempted to make his case for what President Barack Obama should do as it pertains to him using his executive authority to pass some sort of amnesty.
A century and a half after his valiant death in the Battle of Gettysburg, a Union Army officer is being awarded the nation's highest military decoration, thanks to a decades-long campaign by his descendants and Civil War buffs.
If you're waiting for President Obama to pull a Walgreen on Burger King , you're probably one pickle short of a whopper.
Former Democratic Sen. Kent Conrad, one of President Barack Obama's first allies in his 2008 presidential bid, said Wednesday that the president is "more detached" than he would like.
A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed in Ottawa, Ontario Aug. 25. / Sean Kilpatrick / Associated Press The transaction is called a corporate inversion, a maneuver that is becoming popular among companies looking to lower their tax bills.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 11:40 am
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