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New Jersey Gov. Christie signs version of Dream Act into law

Last year, Giancarlo Tello had to drop out of Rutgers University in Newark because he couldn't afford the out-of-state tuition.<p>This happened even though he lived in New Jersey. The problem was that Tello, 23, is from Peru and was undocumented when he came to this country at age 6.<p>In New Jersey, …

Rand Paul On His Dad's 2016 Prediction: "He’s One Step Ahead Of Where I Am"

Ron Paul said his son will "probably" run for president. His son insists he isn't so sure.<p>Ron Paul may be convinced his son is planning to run for president in 2016, but in a radio interview airing Sunday night, Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul distanced himself from his father's prediction.<p>"He's one step …

2016 poll: Christie 42%, Clinton 41%

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie are in a dead heat in a hypothetical 2016 presidential matchup with the recently reelected governor leading by 1 point in a new poll.<p>Christie leads Clinton 42 percent to 41 percent in a Quinnipiac poll released Wednesday. …

Christie and Immigration, the Shock Troops and the In Crowd

Christie will sign a Dream Act, and the hard right will mostly play along. Here's why.<p>So Chris Christie is going to sign a Dream Act for New Jersey, …

Huckabee 2016 Would Give Iowa to Christie

The GOP’s presidential field already looks full of social conservatives, and adding one more would only split the vote that opposes the establishment …

The Truth About Obama-Era Inequality

The president calls income inequality the ‘defining issue of our time.’ So it seems fair to grade him on his success at addressing it. By any …

Why One Six-Year Presidential Term Would Be Good for America

Does the commander in chief really need to serve two terms? Why a permanent ‘lame duck’ would change our politics for the better.<p>In a recent speech …