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Obama's action will polarize future debates

By November 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

Executive order on immigration will unify his detractors and hurt his allies.

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Obama's initiative aims to keep kids who have been lifelong U.S. residents with their parents

By November 22, 2014, 06:00 PM

Obama’s initiative aims to keep kids who have been lifelong U.S. residents with their parents.

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Action may do more harm than good

By FROM THE ECONOMIST November 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

Obama’s radical move to fix immigration problems will test a fragile political system and could leave deep scars.

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State attorneys general face new lobbying pressure

By November 21, 2014, 06:00 PM

By financing campaigns, special interests are gaining more access to powerful officials.

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Actually, health insurance premiums are rising more slowly

By Dimitri Drekonja November 20, 2014, 06:00 PM

Health care and insurance costs are, however, still rising and need work. Let’s just make sure we consider all the...

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Housing funding strategy is upside-down

By Keith Ellison November 20, 2014, 06:00 PM

My investment plan would raise funds to help the homeless, renters and homeowners alike.

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On Obamacare, Gruber didn't really break any news

By November 20, 2014, 06:00 PM

Those supposedly hidden provisions?  They’ve long been out in the open.

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Decision Day: The stupidity stops here

By Harold Meyerson, The Washington Post November 20, 2014, 11:56 AM

Legal, constitutional niceties must at some point give way to basic humanity.

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Too many states neglect basic protections for children

By November 19, 2014, 06:07 PM

Let’s start with prenatal care, day care, health insurance and housing for kids and their families.

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Robbinsdale suspensions down, disruptions up

By DIANE N. PULLING November 19, 2014, 06:00 PM

There’s been a dramatic change in student behavior, all right. But of what kind?

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