U.S. Chamber of Commerce
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.
The 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.
Republicans are fighting Republicans. Teacher unions are linking arms with tea partyers. President Barack Obama is working in tandem with big business.
Speaker 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.
More 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.
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.