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Senate chairman calls for action on immigration

Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Senate opened its first hearing on a comprehensive immigration overhaul Wednesday, February 13, with a call from a committee chairman for swift action on a pathway to citizenship for the nation’s 11 million illegal immigrants. Tensions quickly emerged as shouting protesters interrupted the hearing and ...

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Analysis: Minimum wage plan a new test for Obama

Associated Press WASHINGTON  — If anything illustrated President Barack Obama’s new sense of self-confidence, it was his State of the Union call for an increase in the national minimum wage. For much of the past two years, the president and his aides have worked to shed an image that he ...

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Obama’s second inauguration focuses on unity

WASHINGTON (AP) — Turning the page on years of war and recession, President Barack Obama summoned a divided nation Monday to act with “passion and dedication” to broaden equality and prosperity at home, nurture democracy around the world and combat global warming as he embarked on a second term before ...

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The next president faces big challenges

» The All State Editorial Board Barack Obama or Mitt Romney are not going to have much time to celebrate victory after either of them wins the 2012 presidential election. While it may be exciting after either of them wins the vote of the people, they have a lot of ...

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Candidates should focus on voters, not each other

Ronniesia Reed –rreed24@my.apsu.edu One of the best aspects about the 2012 election is that it has gotten more people interested in politics and voting than many other elections. However, one of the worst aspects is the bashing the candidates have been doing toward each other. Many people know who they ...

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