WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama argued Sunday that his plan to suspend enforcement of U.S. immigration law for certain violators won’t clear the path for a future Republican president to take similar executive actions regarding tax laws he or she doesn’t like.
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WASHINGTON – Senators this week shelved a bill that would have given a go-ahead to the Keystone XL pipeline following a long and contentious debate pitting environmentalists against the oil industry, and that carried implications for a U.S. Senate race in Louisiana.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama invited as many as 5 million immigrants and international visitors Thursday to openly live and work in the U.S., a controversial, unilateral demonstration of his power that signaled a new phase of activism for the remainder of his presidency.
WASHINGTON — The Obama administration downsized the nation’s marketplace health-insurance enrollment to 6.7 million people on Thursday after House investigators found that the original estimates for medical coverage included 400,000 people who had only dental coverage.
WASHINGTON – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted unanimously to support the confirmation of three Texans that President Barack Obama has tapped to serve as federal district judges — including Amos Mazzant III of Sherman.
WASHINGTON — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker says she’s old. Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says she’s a loser. Operatives for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie whisper that he’s not afraid of her.
WASHINGTON — Rising Republican hostility toward President Barack Obama’s impending immigration plan is as intense as has ever existed between the White House and the GOP.
AUSTIN, Texas—Texas National Guard units will leave the Rio Grande Valley by early spring, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst said Wednesday, entrusting the extension of the so-called law enforcement surge along the border to state police and game wardens.
Minnesota Republican Tom Emmer, the staunchly conservative congressman-elect preparing to replace retiring Rep. Michele Bachmann, drew three takeaways from his recent training on House ethics rules.
WASHINGTON — The Affordable Care Act so far has not prompted the nation’s employers to drop health benefits for some or all of their workers as critics of the law had predicted, according to two major surveys released Wednesday.