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A business burns during rioting on November 25, 2014 in Dellwood, Missouri. (credit: Aaron P. Bernstein/Getty Images)

Cornel West: ‘Ferguson Signifies The End Of The Age Of Obama’

Social activist Cornel West believes “the age of Obama” is over following a grand jury decision not to indict Ferguson Police Officer Darren Wilson in the Aug. 9 shooting death of Michael Brown.

6 hours ago

President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at the Copernicus Community Center on November 25, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Many Illegal Immigrants Who Apply For Work Permits Will Be Eligible For Social Security, Medicare

Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama’s new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

7 hours ago

President Barack Obama hands out sweet potatoes to the needy at Bread for the City on Nov. 26, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Martin H. Simon-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Teases First Lady: ‘Michelle Only Eats Kale On Thanksgiving’

President Barack Obama spent a quiet Thanksgiving at the White House where the belly-stuffing menu featured all the holiday’s basics. He also continued a tradition of telephoning members of the armed forces to thank them for their service.

8 hours ago

President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at the Copernicus Community Center on November 25, 2014 in Chicago. (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama’s Immigration Move Disappoints Businesses

President Barack Obama’s executive actions on immigration left out some of the business community’s top priorities, disappointing business leaders who might have stepped up to defend his policies in the face of Republican attacks.

11/26/2014

People line up outside of the Social Security Administration office. (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Immigrants Social Security Eligible In Obama Plan

Many immigrants in the United States illegally who apply for work permits under President Barack Obama’s new executive actions would be eligible for Social Security and Medicare benefits upon reaching retirement age, according to the White House.

11/26/2014

This image taken March 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C. shows the homepage for the HealthCare.gov Internet site. (credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Dept. Trying To Get Americans Signed Up For Obamacare At Malls

The Obama administration says more than 462,000 people selected a health plan in the first week of 2015 enrollment through HealthCare.gov.

11/26/2014

A protester holds up a banner as a guest beside her reaches to pull it away as President Barack Obama speaks on immigration reform at the Copernicus Community Center on November 25, 2014 in Chicago. AFP PHOTO/Mandel NGAN        (Photo credit should read MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama To Immigration Hecklers: ‘It Doesn’t Make Much Sense To Yell At Me’

Taking on the hecklers who’ve been interrupting his speeches lately, President Barack Obama argued back Tuesday with a point-by-point rebuttal of their arguments and suggested they “get the facts.”

11/26/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton campaigns for Sen. Mary Landrieu, D-La., during the "Women with Mary Geaux Vote" event at the Sugar Mill on Nov. 1, 2014 in New Orleans, La. (credit: Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Being Selective Speaking About Policy Issues

Hillary Rodham Clinton offered praise for President Barack Obama’s executive actions to stave off deportation for millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally. But the Democrats’ favored presidential hopeful has been less forthcoming on other issues in these early days of the 2016 contest.

11/26/2014

Michele Flournoy testifies as Under Secretary of Defense for Policy during a hearing before the Senate Armed Services Committee on March 15, 2011. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Top Candidate For Defense Job Bows Out

Source reveals Michele Flournoy has taken herself out of consideration to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel.

11/25/2014

File photo of Sen. Chuck Schumer (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schumer To Dems: Make Government Help Workers

The Senate Democrats’ top message man is urging the party leftward in the wake of crushing midterm election losses, saying working Americans want a robust government that will promote education access, labor bargaining rights, progressive taxes and more.

11/25/2014

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