Immigration Bill Fails to Survive Senate Vote

Thu, 2007-06-28 11:02
President Bush’s effort to overhaul the nation’s immigration policy, a cornerstone of his domestic agenda, collapsed in the Senate.

Justices Reject Diversity Plans in Two Districts

Thu, 2007-06-28 10:53
In a decision of sweeping importance, the Supreme Court today sharply limited the ability of school districts to manage the racial makeup of the student bodies in their schools.

Proposals From Both Sides Fail in Immigration Debate

Wed, 2007-06-27 21:02
The outlook for changes to a comprehensive immigration bill remained in doubt as senators prepared for a vote on whether to end debate and move to final passage.

Immigration Bill Prompts Some Menacing Responses

Wed, 2007-06-27 21:01
The proposed legislation for changing the immigration system has brought thousands of angry messages for lawmakers.

New Senators Resist Overhaul of Immigration

Wed, 2007-06-27 20:59
Three moderate Democratic freshmen are complicating efforts by President Bush and Senate leaders to pass a proposed immigration measure this week.

Supreme Court Memo: Even in Agreement, Scalia Puts Roberts to Lash

Wed, 2007-06-27 20:40
Justice Antonin Scalia has lifted the curtain a bit on the differences within the court’s powerful conservative bloc.

White House Drops Vice President’s Dual-Role Argument as Moot

Wed, 2007-06-27 20:09
Vice President Dick Cheney’s office had said that his dual role meant that he was technically not part of the executive branch.

White House Is Subpoenaed on Wiretapping

Wed, 2007-06-27 20:01
The Senate Judiciary Committee sent subpoenas to the White House, the vice president’s office and the Justice Department, setting the stage for a showdown.

Senate Issues Subpoenas in Eavesdropping Investigation

Wed, 2007-06-27 14:05
The Senate Judiciary Committee sent subpoenas to the White House, vice president’s office and the Justice Department.

Doubts Emerge About Passage of Immigration Bill

Wed, 2007-06-27 11:38
Several lawmakers signaled today that they were undecided about supporting the Senate immigration bill.

Files on Illegal Spying Show C.I.A. Skeletons From Cold War

Tue, 2007-06-26 20:46
Long-secret documents provide details about how the Central Intelligence Agency illegally spied on Americans decades ago.

Young Americans Are Leaning Left, New Poll Finds

Tue, 2007-06-26 20:46
Young Americans are more likely to favor an open-door policy on immigration, the legalization of gay marriage and government-run health care, a poll found.

G.O.P. Senator Splits With Bush Over Iraq Policy

Tue, 2007-06-26 20:41
Senator Richard G. Lugar said that the U.S.’s standing in the world could be irreparably eroded if the White House doesn’t change strategy soon.

Ex-Interior Aide Is Sentenced in Lobbying Case

Tue, 2007-06-26 20:24
A federal judge sentenced a former Interior Department official to 10 months in prison for lying to a Senate committee about his ties to Jack Abramoff.

Ex-Governor Says Conviction Was Political

Tue, 2007-06-26 20:00
As he emerged from court, the convicted former governor of Alabama, Don E. Siegelman, said he had been a victim of political adviser Karl Rove.

Canada’s Policy on Immigrants Brings Backlog

Tue, 2007-06-26 18:45
Canada’s merit-based immigration system has created waits of four years or more for immigrants.

Declassified C.I.A. Archives Detail Illegal Activities

Tue, 2007-06-26 17:57
The released papers provide evidence of paranoia and occasional incompetence as the agency began a string of illegal spying operations during the 1960s and 1970s.

Senate Republicans Block Bill on Unionizing

Tue, 2007-06-26 17:51
Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked the labor movement’s top legislative priority, a bill that would have made it easier for unions to organize workers.

Workers Split With Bosses on Leave Act, Survey Finds

Tue, 2007-06-26 17:30
The Labor Department will issue a report on Wednesday concluding that the public likes the law but corporate America has big problems with it.

News Analysis: Comparing Today’s Tactics With Those Used in the Past

Tue, 2007-06-26 17:21
A comparison is flawed but irresistible: Do the actions of the intelligence agencies in the era of Al Qaeda eclipse those of the Vietnam War period?