Daily Archive for November 14th, 2012

: November 14th, 2012

Obama promises to push for comprehensive immigration reform by January

Four years ago, President-elect Barack Obama promised to push for comprehensive reform to fix a broken immigration system by the end of his first year in office. This afternoon, at his first press conference since winning re-election last week, President Obama promised to push for comprehensive reform to fix a broken immigration system by next […]

Conservatives — at least a few — declare war on the Republican Party

The political chasm is widening. A line has been drawn between two different ideologies, but not between Republicans and Democrats. This gap is between the Republicans and conservatives. “I think the Republican Party is devouring the conservative movement,” said radio host and conservative commentator, Mark Levin on Wednesday. Levin sat down with former Attorney General Edwin […]

Analysis: Obama does his best to avoid Petraeus morass

You knew that President Obama, at his first press conference since the David Petraeus sex story broke (and since the election, if you forgot that event), was going to be asked about mutating investigation/affair/scandal involving Petraeus, the FBI, the CIA, the Pentagon, Gen. John Allen, a biographer and a pair of Florida socialites/social climbers.
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Poll shows majority of Americans support immigration reform

A post-election poll shows a solid majority of Americans favoring immigration reform and a slim majority supporting same-sex marriage. Legalization of marijuana gains support as well.

Diversity in action: Straight white men are a minority among House Democrats

For the first time in history, there will be a minority of straight white men in the House Democratic caucus.
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Nancy Pelosi to stay as minority leader

House minority leader Nancy Pelosi will remain as minority leader. “We have work to do,” Pelosi said. “I have made a decision to submit my name to my colleagues to once again serve as the House Democratic leader.” Standing in a blue suit flanked by female House members, newly elected and veterans, whom she called […]
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