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President Bush’s effort to overhaul the nation’s immigration policy, a cornerstone of his domestic agenda, collapsed in the Senate.
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.
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.
The proposed legislation for changing the immigration system has brought thousands of angry messages for lawmakers.
Three moderate Democratic freshmen are complicating efforts by President Bush and Senate leaders to pass a proposed immigration measure this week.
Justice Antonin Scalia has lifted the curtain a bit on the differences within the court’s powerful conservative bloc.
Vice President Dick Cheney’s office had said that his dual role meant that he was technically not part of the executive branch.
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.
The Senate Judiciary Committee sent subpoenas to the White House, vice president’s office and the Justice Department.
Several lawmakers signaled today that they were undecided about supporting the Senate immigration bill.
Long-secret documents provide details about how the Central Intelligence Agency illegally spied on Americans decades ago.
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.
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.
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.
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 merit-based immigration system has created waits of four years or more for immigrants.
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 on Tuesday blocked the labor movement’s top legislative priority, a bill that would have made it easier for unions to organize workers.
The Labor Department will issue a report on Wednesday concluding that the public likes the law but corporate America has big problems with it.
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?