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A silver Jeep Cherokee that suspected smugglers were attempting to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence is stuck at the top of a makeshift ramp near Yuma, Arizona.

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A silver Jeep Cherokee that suspected smugglers were attempting to drive over the U.S.-Mexico border fence is stuck at the top of a makeshift ramp near Yuma, Arizona.

Immigration ‘Road-map:’ Bipartisan Senators Proposing a Path Today

Eight senators, four Democrats and four Republicans, today will announce a comprehensive framework for an overhaul of the nation’s immigration laws, including a “road-map” to citizenship for some of the 11 million undocumented immigrants already in the U.S. This is...

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President Barack Obama plays basketball during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House.

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President Barack Obama plays basketball during the White House Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House.

Washington Daybook: Heat Wave

A blueprint for overhauling the nation’s immigration laws that includes a path to citizenship for undocumented immigrants and provisions for border security and workplace verification will be released at 2:30 pm EST today by a bipartisan group of senators. President Barack Obama...

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Graduates wearing mortarboards attend Syracuse University's commencement ceremony.

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Graduates wearing mortarboards attend Syracuse University's commencement ceremony.

Bloomberg by the Numbers: 40.6 Million

That’s the number of Americans age 25 and older in 2012 whose highest level of education was a bachelor’s degree, according to the Census Bureau. That’s about one-fifth of the civilian non-institutionalized population of 204.6 million, Census data show. Women...

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President Barack Obama sat with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for an interview for CBS’s "60 Minutes” program.

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President Barack Obama sat with Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for an interview for CBS’s "60 Minutes” program.

Obama-Clinton: No Tea, Only Water

Considering how hard Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama fought for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination in 2008, their avowed close friendship today, after four years of Clinton’s service to the Obama administration, is remarkable enough that it raises the question:...

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President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963. Camp David Photo.President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963.

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President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963. Camp David Photo.President John F. Kennedy shot skeet at Camp David, shown here with David Niven and The Washington Post's Ben Bradlee in 1963.

Obama Shoots Skeet at Camp David — and Has Advice for the NCAA

President Barack Obama, seeking a ban on assault weapons, says he shoots skeet “all the time” at Camp David. Obama told The New Republic magazine in an interview that at the presidential retreat in Maryland’s wooded Catoctin Mountains “we do...

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, seen speaking at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, is working with Senate Democrats on an immigration package.

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Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, seen speaking at the 2012 Republican National Convention in Tampa, is working with Senate Democrats on an immigration package.

Immigration: Obama, Senate Leaders Pushing Reforms at ‘Starting Gate’

Senate Democrats plan to put forward an immigration proposal next week, with President Barack Obama telling Hispanic lawmakers that he intends to push legislation as quickly as possible. Obama will begin a public campaign to build support for an immigration...

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Haley Barbour

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Haley Barbour

Barbour: Dividing Electoral Votes Wrong

Former Republican National Committee Chairman Haley Barbour is not a supporter of Republican proposals to allocate electoral votes in some states by congressional district rather than winner-take-all. “I don’t think it’s a good idea,” he says in an interview on...

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss gets on the Senate subway as he leaves after a hearing on the Benghazi attack on Nov. 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill.

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Sen. Saxby Chambliss gets on the Senate subway as he leaves after a hearing on the Benghazi attack on Nov. 16, 2012 on Capitol Hill.

Georgia’s 2014 Senate Race May Test Democratic Competitiveness Claims

Among the Republican-leaning states where Democrats are hopeful of reversing a string of statewide election defeats, Georgia nears the top of the list. With Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss declining to defend his seat in 2014, Georgia will play host to...

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