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Though comprehensive immigration reform has sputtered and stalled in Congress, many Democrats and activists have turned their attention away from the federal government and started focusing their efforts on the local level.
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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to accept responsibility for downing a Malaysian Airlines jetliner over eastern Ukraine.
U.S. President Barack Obama's nominee to fix the Department of Veterans Affairs pledged on Tuesday to bring corporate-style discipline and accountability to the troubled agency plagued by healthcare delays and accusations of mismanagement and fraud.
Amid a swirl of foreign and border challenges, President Barack Obama is embarking on the one mission that has regularly proved a winner for him - raising money for his fellow Democrats.
Following President Barack Obama's signing of an executive order Monday expanding protections for federal workers and contractors from discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity, the Labor Department has 90 days to issue regulations for how employers must comply.
JULY 16: In this photo illustration, Hershey's chocolate bars are shown on July 16, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois.
Advocates for higher taxes seem not to have learned from experience. Lawmakers and activists in Springfield have been pushing for years to expand the state sales tax to include services.
A poll released Tuesday found that a vast majority of Republicans say they would not be able to live off the minimum wage.
A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday threw out a federal regulation that implements key subsidies that are vital to President Barack Obama's healthcare overhaul.
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presents her new memoir 'Hard Choices' in Berlin, Germany, 06 July 2014.
Republican Nan Hayworth isn't the only former member of Congress looking to come back to the Hill.
A big idea that took root in Chicago has grown into a global treasure, and it's so important that it's getting its own 'virtual shelf" at the Library of Congress.
Rep. Luis Gutierrez believes Hispanics should get amnesty and citizenship to punish Americans who are against illegal immigration.
Is dilution really the solution to pollution - especially when it's nuclear waste that can stay radioactive for 100,000 years? A four-member expert group told a federal joint review panel it is.
When asked just how vulnerable former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is to a challenge from her left, the Acela Corridor's political class is quick to note that 2016 is not 2008.
Three days after President Barack Obama addressed the nation on the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, several Republican members of Congress are saying Obama should focus sanctions on the man they feel is most responsible for the tragedy: Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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