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Where Does Overhauling Immigration Stand?

Bipartisan groups of lawmakers are working together on overhauling immigration. On Tuesday, President Obama spoke with several of the senators involved. But there's been some controversy over a draft White House proposal on immigration that was made public.

How The Sequester Could Affect Health Care

Federal programs, including many that provide health care, could soon be hit with deep cuts to their budgets. Agencies won't close, but services ranging from food inspections to vaccinations could be cut back. And the health care industry warns that half a million jobs could be lost within a year.

Supreme Court Takes Case That Could Puncture A Key Campaign Cash Limit

Barely three years after the Supreme Court's landmark Citizens United ruling freed corporations and unions to spend wildly in elections, the justices decided to take up another campaign finance case — this one aimed at a limit on "hard money" that goes directly to candidates and party committees.

Obama Paints Bleak Picture Of Life After Automatic Government Spending Cuts

On Tuesday, President Obama continued his campaign against the automatic across-the-board budget cuts set to take effect on March 1.

Whose Sequester Is It Anyway?

It's widely accepted that indiscriminate spending cuts in defense and domestic programs due to start March 1 are likely to occur owing to the failure of President Obama and the Republican-led House to reach an agreement. But where voters will place most of the blame is still an open question.

McConnell Ad Spoofs 'Obama's Kentucky Candidate'

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is out with his first ad of the 2014 election cycle. It's a three-minute, Web-only spoof that pokes fun at President Obama and an array of Democrats who might challenge the five-term Kentucky senator.