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Deportations Continue To Decline Under Obama

The Obama administration is on pace to deport the fewest number of immigrants in nearly a decade, according to internal government data obtained by The Associated Press.

04/29/2015

Dian Alarcon, originally from Colombia, stands with others during a press conference to protest the district court judge in Brownsville, Texas, who issued a preliminary injunction that temporarily blocks the implementation process of President Barack Obama's Executive Action on immigration. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Court Takes Up Obama’s Immigration Action

Judges on Friday will consider lifting a temporary hold imposed by a judge in Texas on President Obama’s action seeking to shield millions of immigrants from deportation.

04/17/2015

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Obama Sees Climate Change As Health Hazard

President Barack Obama on Tuesday will ask Americans to think of climate change and extreme weather as a threat not just to the environment, but also to their health.

04/07/2015

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Payday Lenders Face New Regulations

Payday lenders would face federal rules aimed at protecting low-income borrowers from being buried by fees and debts under proposals being unveiled Thursday.

03/26/2015

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Perry Says Obama Made World Less Safe

Former Gov. Rick Perry said Friday morning that the Islamic State group seizing territory in the Middle East represents the worst threat to freedom since communism.

02/27/2015

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Key Issues In Lawsuit Over Immigration

President Barack Obama’s plan to shield more than 4 million immigrants living in the country illegally from deportation is on hold after a judge temporarily blocked the effort.

02/18/2015

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Federal Judge Blocks Obama’s Immigration Plan

A federal judge has granted a request by a coalition of 26 states to temporarily block President Obama’s executive action on immigration while its lawsuit to permanently stop the order goes through the courts.

02/16/2015

Rick Perry Discusses Immigration And Border Crisis In Washington DC

Perry Says U.S. Done With “Attractive” President

Former Gov. Rick Perry said Thursday that voters have had enough of a “young, attractive” and inexperienced president, and will be looking for a proven leader in 2016.

02/13/2015

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State Of The Union: What To Expect

Few surprises are expected when President Obama addresses the nation on Tuesday night.

01/20/2015

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Obama Pitching More Access To Fast Internet

President Obama is again challenging major cable and telephone companies by encouraging the FCC to pre-empt state laws that stifle competition for high-speed internet service.

01/14/2015

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Obama Tests His Sway Against New Congress

President Barack Obama this week will test whether he still has the sway to keep Washington focused on his own priorities, even as a new Republican-run Congress descends on the Capitol eager to take him on.

01/05/2015

U.S. President Barack Obama greets wellwishers after having shave ice with friends at Island Snow in Kailua on January 1, 2015. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Kicks Off 2015 With Snorkeling

President Barack Obama started Thursday snorkeling with his wife and daughters at a popular spot outside of Honolulu. They spent more than four hours at the site.

01/02/2015

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