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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 …

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Boehner says GOP to discuss immigration reform - The Washington Post

1:52<p>CNN’s town hall on gun violence, annotated<p>0:41<p>Students rally on steps of Florida capitol for stricter gun laws<p>0:50<p>Students march for gun reform<p>4:45<p>Florida school shooting survivors head to Tallahassee to demand change<p>1:45<p>Remembering the legacy of the Rev. Billy Graham<p>1:59<p>The national anthem, …

Boehner suggests immigration reform will not pass this year

House leader says Republicans have a ‘lack of trust’ in president’s abilities and implies they will not co-operate<p>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 …

John Boehner

The Media Blows It, Says Boehner Is Now 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

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 …

Affordable Care Act

5 Jaw-Dropping Facts About Legal Marijuana

The legal use of marijuana for both medical use and adult recreational use is on the rise. Here are five facts that might just surprise you about the …

Obama throws support to minimum wage movement in economy speech

• President: income inequality the 'defining challenge of our time' • Nationwide protests against low wages set for Thursday<p>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 …

Equality

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

Senior military officers kidnap and hold to ransom youngsters, and many are sold on to human traffickers, according to report<p>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 …

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, …

Gun Control

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> …

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