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Join Us in the 21st Century

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Year Six of Hope and Change

It was a bittersweet briefing that told us exactly where the Obama administration finds itself at the dawn of its sixth year.

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Congress Rocks 2013

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Obama writes New Year’s resolutions; the GOP redlines them out.
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Why You Should Never Host an Event Called ‘Catch an Illegal’

A conservative student group at the University of Texas at Austin planned an event Wednesday in which participants could demean undocumented immigrants in exchange for a $25 gift card. Boy are these students kicking themselves now.

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Immigration Struggle

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Rubio for Halloween

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Dreaming With Dignity

Undocumented students use a bold new strategy in their pursuit of documents, diplomas and immigration reform.

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Larry Summers Again? Really?

President Obama seriously wants to nominate one of the men who caused the recession to chair the Fed; researchers are finding many animals, especially rodents, are smarter than the average human; and Detroit is suffering because of the auto industry’s utterly capitalist decision to put shareholders before everyone else. These discoveries and more after the jump.

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Not Listening: What Republicans Could Learn From George W. Bush

During most of the Obama presidency, George W. Bush has maintained a decorous silence. Suddenly, however, he is speaking out to urge a “positive resolution” to the debate over immigration reform—and the time to listen to him has surely arrived.

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Immigration Reform

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Border Job Security

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Senate Immigration Bill

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Immigration Sisyphus

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Bush Pushes on Immigration, Senate Screws Over Students, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including a pair of controversial anti-abortion measures make their way through two Republican-controlled state legislatures and former N.Y. Gov. Eliot Spitzer’s political comeback gets some good news.

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Raising the Stakes on Immigration

The fiscal benefits of immigration reform to the federal government have been documented by the Congressional Budget Office, which estimated it would reduce the deficit by nearly $850 billion over two decades.

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Immigration Concrete

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Two Paths

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Tea Party and Immigration Reform

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Happy Fourth of July Wherever You Come From

In the days after the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on Dec. 7, 1941, the Federal Bureau of Investigation began arresting, without charges, Japanese immigrants in California, Oregon, Washington and Hawaii who were on government lists as possible threats to national security.

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How Boehner Gets a Win-Win

House Speaker John Boehner, pictured, has already ruled out the simplest course of action, which would produce the best outcome for the nation and also boost the prospects of the Republican Party: Bring the Senate bill up for a vote.

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Debunking Myths: The Truth About Immigration Reform and the Economy (Video)

The battle over immigration reform is often about economic fear — fear that immigrants are hurting the economy for native born Americans. But that fear is based on several economic myths.

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Immigration Reform Passes, Rep. Duckworth Shames IRS Contractor, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including President Obama’s latest concern about NSA whistle-blower Edward Snowden and how we’re already seeing results from the Supreme Court’s monumentally bad Voting Rights Act decision.

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Border

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Border Security Industry

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Reform the Border Patrol Too

Immigration reform now seems certain to pass the Senate within days, in an amended bill that could win as many as 70 votes from both parties. The results will improve life for millions of undocumented workers and their families—but the costs will not be negligible.

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‘Left, Right & Center’: Farm, Immigration Bills and Obama Goes Abroad

Truthdig Editor-in-Chief Robert Scheer and the other “Left, Right & Center” panelists discuss Congress’ failure on the farm bill and the latest amendment to the immigration reform legislation. They also take a look at news involving the Federal Reserve and President Obama’s trip to Europe.

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Senate Progresses on Immigration Deal, GOP Official Makes Racist Remarks, and More

A look at the day’s political happenings, including the tea party turns against one of its own and the House’s farm bill goes up in flames.

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Why the GOP Can’t Learn

It’s as if they didn’t learn a thing from the 2012 elections. Republicans are on the same suicide mission as before—trying to block immigration reform, roll back the clock on abortion rights and stop gay marriage wherever possible. Why can’t Republicans learn?

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Immigration: Time to Choose Sides

The future of immigration reform is, for now at least, not up to House Speaker John Boehner. It is in the hands of a group of moderately conservative Republican senators who have to decide whether their desire to solve a decades-old problem outweighs their fears of retaliation from the party’s right wing.

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