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  • Judge to elections officials: Reveal sources of campaign spending

    25 November 2014, 6:58 pm

    In a decision that could force disclosure of some of the secret money flooding into elections, a federal judge ruled Tuesday that groups that run election-related ads must reveal their donors.
  • Democrats erred by pursuing health reform too soon, senator says

    25 November 2014, 2:20 pm

    In a speech diagnosing his party's political missteps in 2014, a top Senate Democrat reached back to the decision to pursue an overhaul of the health system in late 2009 as an example of how the party took its focus off middle-class priorities, saying…
  • President Obama's remarks after the Ferguson grand jury announcement

    24 November 2014, 11:56 pm

    The following is a transcript released by the White House on Monday night of President Obama's remarks after the grand jury announcement in the Michael Brown case, as well as an answer to one question posed by a White House reporter:
  • The 2016 Democratic convention will be in one of these three cities

    24 November 2014, 3:23 pm

    The Democratic National Committee on Monday winnowed its list of potential 2016 convention sites from five cities to three: Columbus, Ohio; New York and Philadelphia were selected as the finalists.
  • Would ethanol help the environment? Obama administration can't decide

    24 November 2014, 2:13 pm

    As President Obama looks to take legacy-defining actions while facing a hostile Congress, one of his more challenging decisions involves what goes into the fuel tanks of America’s cars.
  • Latino voters strongly support Obama immigration action, poll finds

    24 November 2014, 1:49 pm

    President Obama's decisions on immigration last week have angered Republicans, but have drawn strong support from a key audience, Latino voters, according to a new survey.
  • Marion Barry dies at 78: 'I may not be perfect, but I'm perfect for Washington'

    23 November 2014, 2:48 pm

    At Marion Barry's turkey giveaway two years ago in southeast Washington, D.C., a holiday controversy came to the forefront. 
  • Obama's Nevada immigration speech may be early boost for Harry Reid

    22 November 2014, 11:00 am

    At the behest of some Senate Democrats worried about the political fallout, President Obama held off earlier this year from announcing his new immigration policy.
  • Now in the spotlight, Astrid Silva vows to keep fighting for reform

    22 November 2014, 6:51 am

    Astrid Silva had no idea that President Obama was planning to mention her in a prime-time address announcing actions he planned to take on immigration. She found out when the rest of the nation did, as she watched with other immigration reform advocates at a…
  • Immigration debate explodes despite voter desire for change

    21 November 2014, 4:40 pm

    Far from settling matters, President Obama’s unilateral action on immigration all but ensures at least two more years of fierce and angry debate over one of the most contentious and polarizing issues facing the country.

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