The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing Tuesday titled “The President’s Constitutional Duty to Faithfully Execute the Laws,” focusing mostly on the employer-mandate delay, the one-year administrative fix on canceled health plans, and the contraceptive mandate.
Washington (CNN) — A heckler standing just behind Barack Obama in San Francisco this week yelled to the President that he “has the power to stop deportation.” A clearly irritated Obama interrupted his speech and shot back that he doesn’t … Continue reading
Obama wrote the tweet herself. The first lady is just the latest figure from the White House to have recognized the fasters. Vice President Biden met with the activists last week.
The charged subject of deportations has moved to the center of the immigration debate as President Obama has come under growing pressure from allies to review his administration’s policy.
Democrats are appearing to accept the House Republicans’ sensible insistence on addressing immigration issues in separate, targeted bills, rather than the Senate’s comprehensive, Obamacare-style approach. You will not be surprised to learn that this acceptance is insincere.
In this season of folly in which the Republican Party has lurched from the debacles of the government shutdown and the debt ceiling to now anger over the embarrassing failings of the HealthCare.Gov website, President Obama and others have renewed … Continue reading
SAN FRANCISCO — President Obama is often heckled, but it is rare for a guest who is part of a White House-approved backdrop to shout out a protest while the president is in mid-speech. But that is what happened here … Continue reading
Washington (CNN) — It’s pretty clear the House of Representatives is not going to take up immigration reform this year. Even after President Barack Obama said he was willing to consider immigration legislation in pieces instead of one large bill … Continue reading
A pro-immigration activist who on Monday heckled President Barack Obama during a speech on comprehensive immigration reform told CNN he found Obama’s response “very disappointing.” “This is very urgent,” Ju Hong, a graduate of the University of California-Berkeley, told CNN … Continue reading
Business and community leaders representing counties across Colorado are calling for urgent action on immigration reform, saying that the current political foot-dragging on the issue is hurting businesses and the economy.