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Obama To Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections (Photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama to Delay Immigration Action Until After November Elections

Caught between competing political demands over immigration, President Barack Obama will now wait until after the November election to take executive action that could shield millions of immigrants from deportation and ignite a clash over the extent of his presidential authority.

09/06/2014

President Barack Obama makes a statement at Martha's Vineyard, Mass., on Aug. 20, 2014. (credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Taking Executive Action To Improve Mental Well-Being Of Vets

Three months after a veterans’ health care scandal rocked his administration, President Barack Obama is taking executive action to improve the mental well-being of veterans.

08/26/2014

And although a majority of Americans hold negative opinions of both parties, an overwhelming majority continues to take one side or the other.  (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Reid: Boehner ‘Spooked’ Out of Immigration Reform By Tea Party

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., expressed support for President Obama’s use of executive action on immigration legislation, saying that the real “failure of leadership” is with House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio., for being “spooked” into a corner by Tea Party conservatives.

07/01/2014

The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama's initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Biden Reports Progress On Gun Violence Executive Actions

The White House is reporting progress on President Barack Obama’s initiatives to reduce gun violence, but says the most important step would be getting a reluctant Congress to pass new firearms laws.

06/18/2013

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