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The Number That Could Kill Immigration Reform

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics
Fernando Espuelas

Just weeks after the "Gang of 8" bi-partisan senators presented a blueprint for comprehensive immigration reform, nasty political storm clouds are forming over Washington.

Primary Victory Over Conventional Wisdom

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Democrats had better relish their victory in PA 12 while they can, because this weekend a special election in Hawaii is likely to elect a Republican in a very Democratic district.

Friday Talking Points [111] -- Use It Or Lose It

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

President Obama this week has successfully put the Republican Party on the defensive. This could be a fleeting thing, or it could be the start of a whole new way for Obama's administration to operate.

America's Only Growth Industry Is Government

Sean Paige | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Sean Paige

Government is America's only remaining growth industry -- the only sector of the economy that continues to expand even as the private economy contracts.

Major Labor Unions Consider Reuniting After Bitter Split 4 Years Ago

AP | SAM HANANEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Union leaders are talking about reuniting under a single, more powerful federation, nearly four years after a nasty breakup split o...

Obama Bringing Big Labor Together After Years Of Division

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The presidents of 12 of the nation's largest labor unions called Wednesday for reuniting the American labor movement, which split apart three and a ha...