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Buchanan: Boehner Will Lose Speakership if He Pushes for Immigration Reform

Pat Buchanan warns that an imminent Republican debate over immigration will play into the hands of the Democratic party. With the widespread …

Boehner says GOP to discuss immigration reform - The Washington Post

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Boehner suggests immigration reform will not pass this year

The prospects for meaningful reform to the US immigration system were dealt a blow on Thursday as House speaker John Boehner warned that any legislation “would be difficult to pass this year”.<p>Boehner had raised expectations in the White House that a deal was achievable after criticising more …

The Media blows it, says Boehner is backing away from immigration reform.

The bias of the news media is to pretend that something new is happening. Example: Every week that Congress is in session, Speaker of the House John …

Boehner (Sort of) Casts Doubt on Immigration Reform

House speaker John Boehner (R., Ohio) appeared to cast doubt on the prospects for immigration reform on Thursday. At least, that is probably how his …

Immigration Reform

Teen immigration advocates ruin John Boehner’s breakfast

Via Mediaite:<p>Two teenage activists from the Fair Immigration Reform Movement confronted House Speaker<b>John Boehner</b> (R-OH) at popular D.C.-spot Pete’s Diner on Wednesday morning and pressed him to bring the Senate’s immigration reform bill to a vote.<b>Jennifer Martinez</b>, 16, and <b>Carmen Lima</b>, 13, found …

John Boehner’s Immigration Nihilism

Was John Boehner, the Speaker of the House, ever going to help get immigration reform through Congress? He tossed aside the idea at a press conference on Thursday, saying that it would be “difficult to move any immigration legislation” until, in effect, the Republican Party changed its mind about …

Obama Turns To Economic Agenda After Health Care Website Woes

By Mark Felsenthal<p>WASHINGTON, Dec 3 (Reuters) - Looking to bolster his support after a rocky couple of months, President Barack Obama will speak out on income inequality and economic mobility, issues likely to resonate with his core supporters, in a speech on Wednesday.<p>After the disastrous launch …

Obama throws support to minimum wage movement in economy speech

Barack Obama warned that a "relentless, decades-long trend" of growing inequality and social immobility posed a fundamental threat to the American dream on Wednesday, throwing his support behind a grassroots movement to address chronically low wages across the US.<p>Attempting to regain the political …

Republicans: HealthCare.gov shows government incompetence

A congressional hearing Wednesday on the botched rollout of HealthCare.gov was largely a forum for Republican critics of U.S. government involvement in the health-care industry and other large social programs.<p>The website malfunctions were a glaring example of how the U.S. government often fails to …

Health Care

Eritrea's military is trafficking the nation's children, report says

Eritrean youths are being kidnapped by senior military officers, smuggled into Sudan and held to ransom, according to a report by Dutch and Swedish researchers. The captives are threatened with being sold to people traffickers if they do not raise tens of thousands of dollars. Some are freed if …

Sierra Leone: a child soldier rebuilds his life - video

Foday was around 12 when rebel forces attacked his village and forced him to become a soldier during the civil war in Sierra Leone (1991-2002). Film-maker <b>Huw Poraj-Wilczynski</b> met him in 2009 as he struggled to rebuild his life and provide for his family while working as a motorbike taxi driver in …

Study: Americans Safe from Gun Violence Except in Schools, Malls, Airports, Movie Theatres, Workplaces, Streets, Own Homes

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—A new study released today indicates that Americans are safe from the threat of gun violence except in schools, malls, airports, movie theatres, workplaces, streets, and their own homes.<p>Also: highways, turnpikes, libraries, places of worship, parks, universities, …

Continuing the Poverty Eradication Work of Dr. Martin L. King, Jr., Introducing Project 5117

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s civil rights movement was not limited to "saving Black Americans," nor was it limited to halting Black oppression of the 20th century. The civil rights movement as seen through Dr. King's eyes, was about <i>"redeeming the soul of America from the triple evils of war,</i> …