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With his veto of the Keystone Pipeline, President Obama issued the third veto of his presidency. That is the fewest of any president since James Garfield in 1881. There’s good reason for this. The president’s party controlled both chambers of...
Secretary of Health and Human Services Sylvia Mathews Burwell speaks during a press conference on Open Enrollment in Washington February 18, 2015. On Tuesday, Burwell told Congress that there is no action the administrative could take to fix...
Are you a fan of watching sunsets? Well, NASA has an out-of-this-world one to show you. On Monday, NASA uploaded to Vine a six-second simulated sunset from the surface of Mars. In a stark mirror from an earthly sunset, where blue skies fade into...
Watch Video | Listen to the Audio GWEN IFILL: Now: how gridlock at the federal level is felt close to home. The Senate and House are locked in disagreement over how to fund the Department of Homeland Security, mostly because they disagree over...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioRELATED LINKSCensus Bureau may count Arab-Americans for the first time in 2020 Census reports median household income, poverty level steady in 2012 Demographic Shifts, Biblical Ideals Contribute to Evangelical...
RELATED LINKSObama to sign veterans suicide prevention bill Obama unveils plans to improve mental health care for veterans Internet program helps veterans reconnect with civilian life GWEN IFILL: The number of veterans with post-traumatic stress...