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House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, but House conservatives said Wednesday that was no reason to cave on the subject during a fight over funding for the Department of Homel

Handicapping the Hispanic vote for 2016 GOPers

The last Texas Republican to

Historic Time for Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Two Latinas Lead the Hispanic Group

Eight years after walking out on the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in protest of the treatment of female members, Rep. Linda Sánchez finds herself in charge of the Latino lawmakers' group, with another woman as her lieutenant.

Sánchez, D-Calif., sumed the top post

Koch-Backed Network Aims To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016 Elections

Conservative political advocacy groups supported by the billionaire Koch brothers plan to spend $889 million in the 2016 U.S. elections, more than double what they raised in 2012, the Washington Post reported on Monday.

The newspaper said the goal was announced to donors at

Here's How Much You Have To Earn To Be In The 1 Percent In Each State

What does it take to make it into the 1 percent of earners? In Arkansas, you'd need to pull in $228,298 a year. In Connecticut, the threshold is $677,608.

That's according to a report released Monday by the Economic Policy Institute, examining income inequality by state.

House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

House Conservatives To Senators: Don't Cave On Immigration

Republicans in the Senate likely don't have the votes to pass a bill blocking President Barack Obama's executive actions on immigration, but House conservatives said Wednesday that was no reason to cave on the subject during a fight over funding for the Department of Homeland Security. Their message to Senate Republicans: Step up, stop the excuses and do whatever you can to end Obama's policies protecting some undocumented immigrants from deportation. "I'm going to speak to our...

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Handicapping the Hispanic vote for 2016 GOPers

Handicapping the Hispanic vote for 2016 GOPers

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) talks with reporters after the Senate voted on a $1.1 trillion spending bill to fund the government through the next fiscal year on on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Lauren Victoria Burke) The last Texas Republican to occupy the Oval Office, George W. Bush, took 49 percent of the state’s Hispanic vote in his 2004 presidential re-election, setting a relatively high bar for the handful of Texas-born...

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Historic Time for Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Two Latinas Lead the Hispanic Group

Historic Time for Congressional Hispanic Caucus: Two Latinas Lead the Hispanic Group

Eight years after walking out on the Congressional Hispanic Caucus in protest of the treatment of female members, Rep. Linda Sánchez finds herself in charge of the Latino lawmakers' group, with another woman as her lieutenant. Sánchez, D-Calif., assumed the top post of the male-dominated group in her 12th year in the House, the dust clearly settled on the equity issue within the caucus. advertisement Sánchez heads the CHC in the congressional session leading up to...

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Koch-Backed Network Aims To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016 Elections

Koch-Backed Network Aims To Spend Nearly $1 Billion On 2016 Elections

Conservative political advocacy groups supported by the billionaire Koch brothers plan to spend $889 million in the 2016 U.S. elections, more than double what they raised in 2012, the Washington Post reported on Monday.The newspaper said the goal was announced to donors at a weekend meeting in Rancho Mirage, California, hosted by Freedom Partners, a business lobby at the center of the Koch brothers' political operation. The Post cited a person who attended the gathering.The...

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Here's How Much You Have To Earn To Be In The 1 Percent In Each State

Here's How Much You Have To Earn To Be In The 1 Percent In Each State

What does it take to make it into the 1 percent of earners? In Arkansas, you'd need to pull in $228,298 a year. In Connecticut, the threshold is $677,608. That's according to a report released Monday by the Economic Policy Institute, examining income inequality by state. Connecticut -- the state with the highest 1 percent threshold -- happens to also be the state with the worst inequality. There, the top 1 percent of earners make on average...

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Hispanics to benefit from Obama’s community college plan

Hispanics to benefit from Obama’s community college plan

A proposal by President Obama to offer free tuition for students attending community college could have a significant impact on Hispanics. More Hispanics are already enrolled in college than ever before and, among those who are, nearly half (46%) attend a public two-year school, the highest share of any race or ethnicity, according to U.S. Department of Education data. Hispanics make up a growing share of the nation’s nearly 7 million community college students. In 2013,...

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Ben Carson Wouldn't Support Obamacare 'Even If It Worked'

Ben Carson Wouldn't Support Obamacare 'Even If It Worked'

 Dr. Ben Carson speaks to guests at the Iowa Freedom Summit on January 24, 2015 in Des Moines, Iowa. The summit is hosting a group of potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates to discuss core conservative principles ahead of the January 2016 Iowa Caucuses. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images) | Scott Olson via Getty Images Dr. Ben Carson is appealing to Iowa conservatives with messages about securing the country's borders and cracking down on employers who hire...

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GOP Hopefuls Eyeing the Texas Hispanic Vote

GOP Hopefuls Eyeing the Texas Hispanic Vote

The last Texas Republican to occupy the Oval Office, George W. Bush, took 49 percent of the state’s Hispanic vote in his 2004 presidential re-election, setting a relatively high bar for the handful of Texas-born or -raised Republicans who might be hoping to follow in his footsteps in 2016. Republican presidential aspirants with ties to the Lone Star State must figure out how to hold the GOP base and attract conservative Hispanics if they want to be...

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Headline News

Opera strives to strike a chord with U.S…

28-01-2015

Opera strives to strike a chord with U.S. youth

By Mary Wisniewski CHICAGO (Reuters) - In a public high school in a working-class neighborhood of Chicago, opera singer Eric Owens recently talked with a... Read more

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid for…

28-01-2015

Blizzard-stricken East digs out amid forecast 2nd-guessing

BOSTON (AP) — New Englanders savaged by a blizzard packing knee-high snowfall and hurricane-force winds began digging out as New Yorkers and others spared its... Read more

Hostage mom's plea to Japan's leader: Pl…

28-01-2015

Hostage mom's plea to Japan's leader: Please save Kenji

TOKYO (AP) — The mother of a Japanese hostage held by Islamic State group extremists appealed publicly Wednesday to Japan's leader to save her son... Read more

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Entertainment

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden …

28-01-2015

Cameron Diaz and Benji Madden Pack on the PDA for L.A. Lakers' Kiss Cam Just Three Weeks After Their Wedding!

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Gabrielle Union Recasts Bring …

27-01-2015

Gabrielle Union Recasts Bring It On, Reveals Surprise Dream Role and Talks Importance of Strengthening Her Own Brand

Maria Karas for Yahoo Style Gabrielle Union  practices what she preaches: fierceness. The Being Mary Jane  star and Neutrogena ambassador can sound off knowledgeably on darn near any topic, from...

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Ariana Grande vs. Russell Wils…

27-01-2015

Ariana Grande vs. Russell Wilson: Who Rocked a Seattle Seahawks Jersey Better? Find Out Whose Look the Quarterback's Teammates Prefer!

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Sports News

Rose's shot lifts Bulls over Warriors 11…

28-01-2015

Rose's shot lifts Bulls over Warriors 113-111 in overtime (Yahoo Sports)

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- One after another, teams trotted into rowdy Oracle Arena the past two months confident they could... Read more

Randolph, Grizzlies hand Mavs 1st 3-game…

27-01-2015

Randolph, Grizzlies hand Mavs 1st 3-game skid, 109-90 (Yahoo Sports)

DALLAS (AP) -- Who needs timeouts when you have Z-Bo. Zach Randolph scored 22 points, including several high-arcing jumpers over... Read more

Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight,…

27-01-2015

Irving, James lead Cavs to 7th straight, 103-95 over Pistons (Yahoo Sports)

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Latin America News

Latin America Innovation: WeHostels

26-01-2015

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Brazil: Power Rationing?

26-01-2015

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Law Firms Expand Mexico Offices

26-01-2015

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Latin America's Top 100 Lawyers

25-01-2015

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Political News

Obamacare advocates refine their pitch t…

28-01-2015

Obamacare advocates refine their pitch to millennials

Andres Cuartas sits with an agent from Sunshine Life and Health Advisors as he purchases a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act. | Getty | Getty Gone are... Read more

Filibuster trial balloon goes bust

28-01-2015

Senate Republicans’ trial balloon calling for abolishing filibusters for Supreme Court nominees is already plummeting back to earth. Democrats are worried about a Republican Senate and president installing anti-abortion justices... Read more

FTC sees privacy threats in the 'Interne…

28-01-2015

FTC sees privacy threats in the 'Internet of Things'

“The only way for the Internet of Things to reach its full potential for innovation is with the trust of American consumers,” says FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez. | AP Photo... Read more