Genevieve Lysen

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The Senate Passes Immigration Reform Easily—but What About the House?

Despite garnering 68 votes -- almost unheard of in today's polarized climate -- the bill looks doomed.<p>The Senate approved a measure Thursday to make the most dramatic changes to immigration law in 25 years. It would give a path to citizenship to some 11 million undocumented immigrants, dramatically …

Artichokes with Lemon Za'atar Dipping Sauce

Make the lemon za'atar dipping sauce: Put the mayonnaise, lemon juice, sesame seeds, thyme, mustard, sumac, salt, and cayenne in a small mixing bowl. …

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The Shameful Sequester Vote: Bad for Democrats, Worse for Democracy

Wouldn't it be nice if Congress protected the poor with the same verve with which they rush to protect annoyed upper-middle-class flyers?<p>Reuters<p>The morality play known as "Sequester" is entering its third act this week, and what a spectacularly awful and pointless piece of theater it has been. In …

Russia Had Wiretap On Boston Bombing Suspect In 2011

Officials say a second call was recorded between the suspects' mother and a man under FBI investigation living in southern Russia.<p>The officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak publicly about the ongoing case.<p>They say the Russians shared this intelligence …

Darrell Issa, Jon Hamm Lookalike? Congressman Claims He's Often Mistaken For Actor

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) claims he's often mixed up for one of Hollywood's hunkiest leading men -- Jon Hamm.<p>“Last night they kept thinking I was Jon Hamm," Issa told The Hill during the White House Correspondents' Brunch on Saturday. "I'm trying to outgrow that, but I can't. So they kept …

E-Cigarettes Bring Smokers Back Inside, For Now

Smoking used to be sexy. Look at <i>Mad Men</i> or Humphrey Bogart. But that was then. These days, Americans are buying fewer cigarettes. Just this week, U.S. tobacco companies released their first quarter earnings, and, unsurprisingly, cigarette sales were down from last year.<p>But that doesn't mean tobacco …