Religious leaders petition Congress to support immigrant children

Religious leaders urged President Obama and Congress to provide funding for legal assistance to unaccompanied migrant children who are in U.S. custody after fleeing violence, murder and extortion abroad.

Moderates are scared to run for Congress

A polarized Congress makes moderates less likely to run for office than liberals and conservatives.

Boehner lawsuit against Obama: ‘There’s no there there’

Laurence Tribe says, “The court will realize that the suit has to be tossed out for 3 independently fatal reasons.”


Today in History

Today is Sunday, July 13, the 194th day of 2014. There are 171 days left in the year.


Senate confirms housing chief to run budget office

(Susan Walsh, File / Associated Press)

The Senate on Thursday confirmed President Barack Obama’s housing chief as the new director of the White House budget office, completing a second-term Cabinet shuffle.