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Immigration Overhaul 'Feels Unstoppable Now,' Backers Say

Thousands of supporters will descend on the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday. This time, as differences are worked out among interested parties, the optimism is more palpable than it was in past attempts.

Blacks' Election-Day Waits Nearly Double Those Of Whites, But Why?

On Election Day 2012, black voters waited on average nearly twice as long to vote as did whites. The wait time for Hispanics fell in between. While race may have played a role, a researcher suggests geography did, too.

Actor Who Played Satan Scoffs At Obama Comparison

Mehdi Ouazzani is happy to have found some fame for his role as the devil in The History Channel's "The Bible" miniseries. But he laughs at insinuations that his character was made to look like the U.S. president.

Social Security Will 'Lose Credibility' If We Do Nothing

President Obama will announce his annual budget proposal this Wednesday. He's expected to propose cuts to Social Security. Host Michel Martin talks with former Social Security Commissioner Michael Astrue about how cuts might affect those Americans who rely on the program.
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Chemical Weapons In Syria And Calls For U.S. Intervention

Evidence that Syria has used chemical weapons against its people puts new pressure on the Obama administration to respond.


Accusations Fly After McConnell Strategy Tape Surfaces

On the tape, the senator and his aides purportedly discuss potential opponent Ashley Judd and what personal issues they might use against her. A McConnell aide says the campaign's offices may have been bugged and accuses the "far left" of "Nixonian tactics."