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Immigration Bill Could Exclude Many

A bipartisan immigration bill soon to be introduced in the Senate could exclude hundreds of thousands of immigrants here illegally from ever becoming U.S. citizens, according to a Senate aide with knowledge of the proposals.

04/12/2013

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JFK Assassination Objects On Display In D.C.

Some never-before-seen artifacts from the minutes following President John F. Kennedy’s assassination are going on display in Washington.

04/11/2013

An logo marks AT&T's corporate headquarters in Dallas. (credit: Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)

AT&T, Union Reach Tentative Agreement On Benefits

Dallas-based AT&T is announcing a tentative agreement on wages, pensions and other benefits for more than 20,000 of its unionized workers.

02/23/2013

Texas Gov. and Republican presidential candidate Rick Perry speaks during a forum on manufacturing. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Perry Reiterates Opposition To Medicaid Expansion

Texas Gov. Rick Perry is reiterating in a visit to Washington that he won’t expand Medicaid services in his state.

02/22/2013

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Dallas ‘Dreamer’ To Attend State Of The Union Address

Tonight, she’ll be in the House Chamber as the President delivers his State of the Union address before a Joint Session of Congress. “It’s very exciting” said Garibay.

02/12/2013

U.S. President Barack Obama (L) is sworn in during the public ceremony by Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts as First lady Michelle Obama, and daughters, Sasha Obama and Malia Obama look on. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Confrontation or Compromise For President Obama’s Second Term?

Will the President’s second term bring cooperation or confrontation between Democrats and Republicans?

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Eva Longoria Parker attends "The Harvest" screening at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 15, 2010 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Latinos Take On Bigger Role In Inauguration

Latinos are taking a more prominent role in President Obama’s second inauguration, from the first Hispanic Supreme Court justice swearing in the vice president to a star-studded concert celebrating Latino culture.

01/21/2013

Eva Longoria Parker attends "The Harvest" screening at the Rayburn House Office Building on September 15, 2010 in Washington, United States. (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Longoria To Host Latino Salute To Obama

A coalition of groups is coordinating a gathering of top Latino entertainers at the Kennedy Center in a series of events ahead of President Barack Obama’s inauguration.

01/09/2013

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Second Time With Obama Not As Thrilling

Four years and one re-election after Barack Obama became America’s first black president, some of the thrill is gone.

01/06/2013

US Representative John Boehner of Ohio and re-nominated Speaker of the House, gives a thumbs-up as he walks on the floor of the US House of Representatives at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, on January 3, 2013, during the opening session of the 113th US Congress. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB        (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

House Re-Elects Boehner As Speaker

The House has re-elected embattled Republican John Boehner speaker. The Ohio lawmaker won a second, two-year term as leader with 220 votes, losing just a handful of votes in the Republican-controlled chamber.

01/03/2013

Obama Makes Statement On Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

‘Fiscal Cliff’ Averted — Now What?

Congress didn’t completely fall off the “fiscal cliff,” but they’re still hanging onto the edge. By waiting until the last minute to scrape together a limited bill, Congress sidelined some major fiscal issues they initially sought to resolve before the new year.

01/02/2013

House Speaker John Boehner Addresses The Press On The Ongoing Fiscal Cliff Negotiations

New Round Of Talks As Fiscal Deadline Looms

As the nation teeters on the edge of the so-called “fiscal cliff,” President Obama returns to Washington Thursday to resume negotiations with Congress over a deal to keep taxes from going up on Americans.

12/26/2012

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