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Senate Democrats Condemn Obama for Anti-Israel UN Vote

Some Senate Democrats have issued scathing statements against President Barack Obama and his administration’s decision to break with longstanding tradition to veto anti-Israel resolutions, choosing, instead, to abstain from voting in a United Nations Security Council vote. The vote called for

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Congress Begins Conference on No Child Left Behind Rewrite

On Wednesday, a congressional conference committee kicked off the effort to reauthorize No Child Left Behind (NCLB)—the latest version of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA)—amid the concerns of many conservative parents, who would prefer to see education taken out of the hands of the federal government and back into those of the individual states and local school districts.

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Harry Reid: Good Luck Trying to Undo Executive Amnesty

Outgoing Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) argues that despite the fact that President Obama’s executive amnesty will not have the force of law, it would be very difficult for another president to rescind.  “This is something that is fair

Harry Reid: Good Luck Trying to Undo Executive Amnesty

Senate Dems Offer Obama Support on Executive Amnesty

A group of Senate Democrats, led by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV), are voicing their support for President Obama’s expected executive actions on immigration. In a letter to Obama Monday, Reid and Sens. Richard Durbin (D-IL), Charles Schumer (D-NY),

Senate Dems Offer Obama Support on Executive Amnesty