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ICE Union President Asks Rubio To Leave 'Gang Of Eight'

The Immigration and Customs Enforcement union is concerned the bipartisan group working on immigration legislation is putting a path to citizenship ahead of border security. Florida Republican Marco Rubio is seen as key for garnering conservative support.

Tiny Group Linked To McConnell Recording Causes Big Stir

In the surreptitious recording, the top Republican and his aides disparage actress Ashley Judd. The liberal SuperPAC Progress Kentucky was created in December 2012 and, according to records, raised just $1,005 last year. It spent only $18.

'We Have To Do More': Michelle Obama's Next Four Years

This week marked a new step in Michelle Obama's evolution as first lady. In her hometown of Chicago, she delivered one of the most emotional speeches of her career. Obama almost never ventures into the top political controversy of the day, but her role may be changing.
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Thousands Petition SEC To Disclose Corporate Political Spending

Nearly 500,000 people have petitioned the Securities and Exchange Commission to make publicly-traded corporations disclose their political spending. The question is: How much clout do 500,000 people actually have?

Immigration Isn't The First Cause Zuckerberg Has Liked

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently announced the launch of FWD.us, an organization promoting immigration and education reform. But he's been politically active before, dining with politicians and donating millions to public education.
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Analysis: Scandal Hitting Virginia Governor, Candidates For Governor

The campaigns for Democrat Terry McAuliffe and Republican Ken Cuccinelli are trading blows well in advance of the election. Current governor Bob McDonell's lame duck status hasn't shielded him from scrutiny either.