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13 hrs ago | The Hill

Hispanic Dems press DHS to halt deportations

Top Hispanic Democrats on Friday pressed the head of the Homeland Security Department to rein in deportations of illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Luis Gutierrez, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Ruben Hinojosa

Yesterday | ABC News

What Obama Said Then and Now on Super PACs

As President Barack Obama enthusiastically raises money for Democratic super PACs, he's embracing some of the same secretive elements of unlimited funding system that he long has railed against.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

Thu Jul 24, 2014

CNN

J Street challenges the Israel lobby

As rockets and missiles traced the skies over Gaza and Israel, every side of the conflict swarmed cable news and social media to stake a claim to the higher moral ground , amplifying the debate over how to resolve the conflict.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News

Chain Store Age

Study: Top retail websites getting slower

Retail websites are getting slower fast, according to a report by Radware, a provider of application delivery and application security solutions for virtual and cloud data centers.

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Related Topix: Radware, Computers, Software, US News

National Journal

Minimum-Wage Advocates Begin 'Live the Wage' Challenge

President Obama greets a Costco bakery employee in Lanham, Md., on Jan. 29, before a speech promoting policies outlined in his State of the Union address, including a minimum-wage increase.

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Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Tim Ryan, Ted Strickland, John Boehner, Republican, US Governors

Wed Jul 23, 2014

National Journal

Do You Have Emergency Savings to Get You Through A Crisis?

Half of Americans have no retirement assets, and those that do often neglect their rainy day fund in favor of longer-term goals.

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Related Topix: Personal Finance, Retirement, US News

Merced Sun-Star

Jay Ambrose: Watch out for Bobby Jindali 1 2

Bobby Jindal once gave a speech disturbing TV entertainer-commentator Jon Stewart to the point of satiric torture, which is to say, the speech wasn't just a little awful, but laughably awful.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Bobby Jindal, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors, Barack Obama

Tue Jul 22, 2014

CNN

GOP's bogus slam MH17 of Obama

Editor's note: LZ Granderson is a CNN contributor, a senior writer for ESPN and a lecturer at Northwestern University.

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Related Topix: Northwestern University, Gay/Lesbian, US News, US Politics, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Opinion

Daily Kos

A scientist's daughter speaks

I remember a sermon by my favorite priest where he said that mundane truth is critical to civic and spiritual health because truth is Truth.

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Related Topix: US News, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Barack Obama

The White House

Remarks by the President and Vice President at Bill Signing of the...

THE VICE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everyone. It's great to be here. Please, thank you very much.

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Related Topix: US News

ABC News

Six Top Democrats Who Aren't So Ready For Hillary

Hillary Clinton has remained coy on her potential presidential candidacy in 2016, but that hasn't stopped Democrats from endorsing her.

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Related Topix: US News, Hillary Clinton, US Politics

WMTW-TV Auburn

MH17: Five unanswered questions

Amid the chaos and the grief, the politics and the finger pointing, we are no closer to answering some key questions about the downing of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The crash, which killed all 298 people aboard, has turned a volatile Ukrainian region into a global problem.

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Related Topix: Europe, World News, Ukraine, US News, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Republican

Wall Street Journal

White House Puts Fresh Focus on Federal Job Training Efforts

President Barack Obama is again taking aim at the "skills gap" separating many unemployed workers from the companies that could hire them.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Jul 21, 2014

WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show

Citing 'racist views,' tribe cancels Nugent show A Native American tribe has canceled an Aug. 4 concert by Ted Nugent at its casino.

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Related Topix: Ted Nugent, Pop/Rock, US News, US Politics, Representative Steve Stockman, Republican, US House of Representatives, Entertainment

The Hill

Democratic roadblocks to free trade must be torn down

There was a time, not so long ago, when the value of international trade was understood by American leaders across the political spectrum.

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Related Topix: W., George Bush, Bill Clinton, History in the News, US News, US Politics, Nancy Pelosi, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Free Republic

Laying to Rest an American Hero in Arlington National Cemetery: Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr.

Tomorrow morning, July 22, 2014, Rear Admiral Jeremiah A. Denton, Jr. will be laid to rest with full military honors at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va.

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Related Topix: Arlington, VA, US Politics, US News, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, Sam Johnson, US House of Representatives, Prison, US Military, US Navy

Daily-Jeff.com

Bodies from downed jet piled in boxcars in Ukraine

Pro-Moscow rebels piled nearly 200 bodies from the downed Malaysian jetliner into four refrigerated boxcars Sunday in eastern Ukraine, and cranes at the crash scene moved big chunks of the Boeing 777, drawing condemnation from Western leaders that the rebels were tampering with the site.

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Related Topix: Commercial Aircraft, Boeing Aircraft, Aircraft, Boeing 777, Prison, US News, Vladimir Putin

Hot Air

Watch John Kerry scold Candy Crowley for supporting Hamas' propaganda campaign

Secretary of State John Kerry did not seem especially pleased with CNN's State of the Union host Candy Crowley on Sunday when he was asked if the United States was "comfortable" with the deaths of Palestinian civilians and children which have resulted from Israeli's offensive operations in the Gaza Strip.

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Related Topix: Hamas (Palestine), Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Palestinian Territories,

Sun Jul 20, 2014

CNN

U.S. may dispatch Kerry to Mideast

"I believe the President is asking me to go over there in very short order to work on the issue of a cease-fire," he told CNN's "State of the Union."

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, US News, Terrorism, US Politics

Washington Times

McCaul: Putin responsible for downed flight

The chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee says Russian President Vladimir Putin bears direct responsibility for the downing of the passenger jet over eastern Ukraine last week.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives

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