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Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Politics

Time for Equal Rights Amendment

1 hour 58 minutes ago - Politico
Opinion: The ERA is needed to guarantee equality -- no ifs, ands or buts by Alexandra Brodsky,Elizabeth Deutsch

Ex-First Couple of Virginia Say: United We Fall

1 hour 45 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Lawyers for Former Gov. Bob McDonnell and his wife, Maureen, made clear in opening arguments for the couple’s corruption trial that they planned to rely on the sordid details of their unhappy union as the basis of their legal defense by By TRIP GABRIEL

Man In the News: V.A. Chief Spent Career Seeking Out Tough Tasks

1 hour 58 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Robert McDonald, a former Army officer and Procter & Gamble executive, has held increasingly demanding leadership roles in his career. With his confirmation as secretary of veterans affairs, he may have been handed his biggest challenge by By DAVE PHILIPPS and RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr.

White House mulls immigration steps it can take on its own

2 hours 37 minutes ago - CNN Politics
As Congress wrestles with legislation aimed at easing the southern border crisis, the White House is considering steps President Barack Obama can take on his own to address an immigration system widely viewed as broken and in need of reform

Obama adviser: 'Border is not open to Central Americans'

2 hours 36 minutes ago - CNN Politics
Cecilia Muñoz, director of the Domestic Policy Council, reinforces the Obama administration's stance on immigration

Opinion: Kerry's cease-fire dispute bolsters hard-liners

2 hours 29 minutes ago - CNN Politics
The current rift between Israel and the Obama administration over the terms of a cease-fire in Gaza is empowering hard-liners in the Israeli government and in Hamas who don't want to end the fighting

Giffords: Guns killing women -- time for Congress to act

2 hours 28 minutes ago - CNN Politics
Gabrielle Giffords and Katie Ray-Jones say Congress must address domestic violence and guns

Impeachment, on G.O.P. Lips, Animates Base of Democrats

2 hours 18 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
The Democratic Party has used Republican discussion of impeaching President Obama and a plan to sue the president for abuse of power to raise money from concerned Democrats for the midterm elections by By NICK CORASANITI

Washington Prepares to Host Meeting of African Leaders

2 hours 49 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
Before 50 African leaders arrive in the nation’s capital next week to discuss development on the continent, federal workers were urged to telecommute for concern over traffic jams by By MICHAEL D. SHEAR and JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS

National Briefing | New England: Massachusetts: Lawmakers Finalize Bill Aimed at Protesters Outside Abortion Clinics

2 hours 42 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
The bill would allow the police to disperse an assembly of one or more that “substantially impedes” passage to a clinic entrance by By JESS BIDGOOD

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