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President Barack Obama's ambitious and once promising plans to pass a comprehensive overhaul of the nation's immigration system have been sidetracked amid the fallout from the botched implementation of Obamacare, which continues to dog the administration.
'Tis the season, I know, and sorry to be the bearer of grumpy tidings. But Washington, which never fails to disappoint, managed to disappoint more than usual this year, from the unnecessary government shutdown to the outrageous failure to make even minimal progress on gun violence in the wake of the massacre at Newtown.
For four years running, I've closed the holiday season with a column saying "bah, humbug" to the year's worst op-eds.
"They're using our members and they're using the American people for their own goals," Boehner said at a press conference last week.
In a shift, San Bernardino County Sheriff John McMahon is proposing to formally bar the county from turning over detainees arrested for certain non-violent crimes to federal immigration officials for possible deportation.
This congressional session is historic: It's the least productive, most unpopular in memory and makes the 80th Congress, famously labeled "do nothing" by President Harry Truman, appear prolific.
Democrats used their newly initiated lower threshold for defeating filibusters Monday to win Senate confirmation of President Barack Obama 's nomination of former top Pentagon lawyer Jeh C. Johnson to be secretary of homeland security.
Republican leaders and several hard-right groups are displaying the classic signs of a political divorce, including bitter name-calling and reprisals against one another.
Like many other immigrants, Arevalo's parents worried that personal information on their son's application could somehow draw immigration authorities' attention to the couple, who emigrated here illegally from El Salvador seven years ago.
President Barack Obama delivers remarks on immigration, at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco, Calif., Nov. 25, 2013.
Energy reform in Mexico could mean new opportunities for investors, in spite of opposition from left-of-centre activists.
Washington: It has been a long year for US President Barack Obama. In January he celebrated his second inauguration, only to be named over the weekend as having the worst year in Washington by his hometown paper, The Washington Post.
Aside from their job titles, Democrat Sherrod Brown and Republican Rob Portman would seem to have almost nothing in common.
Speaker of the House John Boehner, R-Ohio, leaves the chamber Thursday evening Dec. 12, 2013, as the House holds final votes before leaving for the holiday recess, at the Capitol in Washington.
Two budget experts weighed in Sunday on the bipartisan budget deal reached last week, saying the deal brings a sigh of relief but not the reforms needed to create a positive shift for the economy.
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