Court To Weigh Gov't Duty To Settle Bias Claims The Supreme Court said Monday it will consider a dispute over the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's duty to try and settle charges of job discrimination before filing lawsuits against employers.
Scalia: EPA Could Not 'Just Rewrite The Statute' To Bring Greenhouse Gases Under A ProvisionThe Supreme Court largely left intact Monday the Obama administration's only existing program to limit power plant and factory emissions of the gases blamed for global warming. But a divided court also rebuked environmental regulators for taking too much authority into their own hands without congressional approval.
Common Core Fight Forms Strange Political AlliancesRepublicans are fighting Republicans. Teacher unions are linking arms with tea partyers. President Barack Obama is working in tandem with big business.
Boehner 'Hopeful' Of Immigration Action This YearSpeaker John Boehner expressed optimism on Wednesday about House action by year's end on stalled efforts to overhaul immigration as Republicans discussed possible limited steps to deal with the contentious issue.
Survey: 71 Percent Of Americans Say Illegal Immigrants Should Be Given Chance To Stay In USMore than seven-in-ten Americans – 71 percent – say illegal immigrants should be allowed to remain in the U.S. legally if they meet basic citizenship requirements.
Business, Labor Close On Deal For Immigration Bill Prospects for a Senate deal on an ambitious rewrite of the nation's immigration laws improved markedly as business and labor appeared ready to set aside their differences over a new low-skilled worker program holding up the agreement.