Carson: White House wanted me to apologize for ‘offending’ Obama – Fox News

UPI.comCarson: White House wanted me to apologize for 'offending' ObamaFox NewsConservative sage Dr. Ben Carson is claiming the White House was offended by his now-famous keynote address at the 2013 National Prayer Breakfast and asked at the time for an apology call to President Obama -- which he didn't make. The anecdote is … [Read more...]

Will immigration undermine Republicans in 2016? – CBS News

Will immigration undermine Republicans in 2016?CBS NewsImmigration has long been a divisive issue that has stymied the GOP, and it is already shaping up to be one of the most challenging issues that Republicans must address in the next presidential election. A weekend cattle call of many of the party's ...and more … [Read more...]

Obama Cuts Sentence With Typo, Plans More Clemency – ABC News

Washington Post (blog)Obama Cuts Sentence With Typo, Plans More ClemencyABC News"The president believes that one important purpose can be to help correct the effects of outdated and overly harsh sentences that Congress and the American people have since recognized are no longer in the best interests of justice," Ruemmler said in … [Read more...]

Democrats are talking about race and the Republican Party an awful lot lately … – Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Democrats are talking about race and the Republican Party an awful lot lately ...Washington Post (blog)Attorney General Eric Holder said Republicans have engaged in "ugly and divisive" attacks against President Obama and him -- both of them, notably, being black. So what to make of Democrats' rhetoric? Regardless of motivation, they've elevated the … [Read more...]

Should Obama use the power of his pen to turn the tide on immigration reform? – CNN

PoliticoShould Obama use the power of his pen to turn the tide on immigration reform?CNNHouse Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans on immigration reform. ... Last year, the Senate passed a comprehensive immigration reform package -- which includes a ...GOP Senate may run purplePoliticoDemocrats raise funds to counter conservative barrageUSA TODAYComing this fall in the Senate races: Big fights over PersonhoodWashington Post (blog)Wall Street Journal … [Read more...]