Isabel Sandoval

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Immigration activists arrested during protest outside Capitol

WASHINGTON -- Forty protesters, including union leader Eliseo Medina of the Service Employees International Union, were arrested Thursday afternoon for blocking passage outside the U.S. Capitol during a demonstration urging the House to pass<p>comprehensive immigration reform.<p>As they chanted and held …

Security closure of U.S. embassies wins Republican praise

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration’s unprecedented decision to close more than 20 U.S. embassies and consulates in response to intelligence information suggesting an Al Qaeda plot to attack Western interests received praise Sunday from senior Republicans in Congress, who described the threat as …

Smaller Unions Complain Of White House Cold Shoulder

A new labor liaison. And complaints about the Christmas Card list.<p>WASHINGTON — A reshuffling in the White House's labor operation has prompted complaints from some smaller labor unions that the Obama Administration's hand-in-glove relationship with big labor hasn't extended to all of its …

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Why the Tea Party Is a Nativist Libertarian Movement

The Tea Party is uninterested in defending the civil liberties of those who need it most. By Peter Beinart.<p>For weeks now, reporters have been buzzing …

Lindsey Graham Challengers Line Up for South Carolina GOP Primary

David Catanese reports from Goose Creek, South Carolina, where Nancy Mace launched her bid to unseat the senator.<p>In her 14-minute kickoff speech, …