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Partisan ruling by Appeals Court blocks Obama immigration program

Immigrants' rights activists and their supporters, more organized and united than ever, vow not to be intimidated and to fight on.

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Cuba travel bill advances in the Senate

Of progressive bills, the one that appears to be moving forward most quickly is the Freedom to Travel to Cuba Act of 2015.

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Democratic flip-floppers let Senate start debating fast-track

Following arm-twisting from Obama, 10 Senate Democrats who had voted against debate on fast-track changed their positions.

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President’s push for trans-Pacific trade deal hard to fathom

Obama's attempt to hammer through a multination "trade" agreement with Pacific Ocean rim nations is hard to understand.

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Obama recommends taking Cuba off list of state sponsors of terrorism

On Tuesday, Obama recommended that Cuba be removed from The U.S. State Department's "State Sponsors of Terrorism List."

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History in the making: Obama and Castro meet face to face

"The Cold War has been over for a long time," said Obama; "I'm not interested in having battles that started before I was born."

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Spanish language media condemns GOP attempt to block Obama's immigration action

"Republicans celebrate while the immigrant community feels utter disillusionment."

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Mayors back Obama’s executive action on immigration

"The president's executive action on immigration is a step forward for America. We need to support his efforts to address our broken immigration system."

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President Obama goes on offense in State of the Union

An upbeat and forceful President Obama signaled he intends to use the rest of his second term to push for a progressive agenda on behalf of the nation's working people.

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GOP-controlled House votes to undo Obama’s orders on immigration reform

Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives passed a bill that would end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

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