And yes, the situation is both unacceptable and unsustainable.
But right-wing talk radio hosts, lawmakers and cable news pundits need to relax and realize that a large number of the illegal minors they say need to be deported immediately back to their respective countries are children ages 12 and younger, according to a new report from the Pew Research Center.
In fact, according to Pew, the number of apprehended minors ages 12 and younger has increased this fiscal year by 117 percent from fiscal year 2013.
Deficit hawks like to say that reckless government spending is mortgaging our children’s future.
It was a long-awaited ruling, and it was a doozy. A three-judge panel of the Federal Circuit Court for the District of Columbia decided the Halbig case Tuesday, ruling that under President Obama's signature legislative achievement only health insurance exchanges “established by the State” can award subsidies to consumers for purchasing health insurance and penalize the employers of those who receive the subsidies
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A forthcoming study will determine how many women in the U.S. have undergone female genital mutilation and how many girls are at risk of having the procedure done to them.
FGM often occurs without anesthetic, and involves removing the clitoris and labia and sewing the area back together, leaving a small vaginal opening for urination.
Timothy P. Carney
When the administration lost an Obamacare case in federal court Tuesday, the insurance companies lost as well.
Obama's Internal Revenue Service, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled, had been illegally transferring money from taxpayers to insurers by pretending the Affordable Care Act said something it didn't say.“ They essentially interpreted "exchange established by a State" to include exchanges not established by a state. ”
The Affordable Care Act forces people who don’t want to buy health insurance to buy it anyway — this is the individual mandate.
Braley attended just four of the 19 hearings during the 112th Congress, when he was a member of the committee — just 21 percent.
Over the last 10 years, I have worked closely with Texas officials to address the many issues prevalent in border states: the trafficking of drugs, weapons and humans, illegal border crossing, trade, and economic development for border communities.
Recently, for the first time in more than seven years, I had occasion to buy a new television.
I was astounded at the sheer number of options that were available to me: Roku-capable, Wifi-ready, multiple HDMI inputs, USB access, etc.
Members of the House Foreign Affairs subcommittee focused on human rights will discuss the human rights abuse perpetrated on Ibrahim, who was sentenced to death for supposedly leaving Islam.
“Meriam Ibrahim Ishag has been imprisoned in Sudan in fear of execution, chained during the late stages of her pregnancy, forced to give birth in prison, released from prison and re-arrested on flimsy charges,” said subcommittee Chairman Chris Smith, R-N.J. “This all is the result of her being Christian in a country in which the ruling authorities refuse to recognize the right of people to choose their own religion.