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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.

06/30/2014

Supreme Court Associate Justice Antonin Scalia conducts a naturalization ceremony for 16 new U.S. citizens during the commemoration of the 150th anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln's historic Gettysburg Address on Nov. 19, 2013 at Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, Pa. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Scalia: EPA Could Not ‘Just Rewrite The Statute’ To Bring Greenhouse Gases Under A Provision

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.

06/23/2014

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Common Core Fight Forms Strange Political Alliances

Republicans are fighting Republicans. Teacher unions are linking arms with tea partyers. President Barack Obama is working in tandem with big business.

12/03/2013

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. Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Boehner ‘Hopeful’ Of Immigration Action This Year

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.

10/23/2013

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.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

Survey: 71 Percent Of Americans Say Illegal Immigrants Should Be Given Chance To Stay In US

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.

04/01/2013

Nearly two-thirds of the 5.4 million Mexican immigrants living in the U.S. are not American citizens. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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.

03/30/2013

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