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WSJ: Washington Wire
Hispanic Caucus Backs Off Thanksgiving Deadline on Immigration
The Congressional Hispanic Caucus is backing off its demand that President Barack Obama act by Thanksgiving on executive action aimed at repairing the immigration system. Instead, the group is set to approve a resolution calling for action by the end of the holiday season, a timetable in line with what Mr. Obama is now promising.
9/16/2014 5:31:58 PM
WSJ: Washington Wire
Julián Castro Urges Broader Access to Mortgages
A top federal housing official on Tuesday pledged to work with lenders to ease concerns that have led them to restrict mortgage access and urged Congress to pass legislation that would overhaul the housing finance system.
9/16/2014 5:03:54 PM
WSJ: Washington Wire
Senator Plans Bill Punishing NFL Over ‘Redskins’ Name
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D., Wash.) said Tuesday she wants to hurt the NFL where it matters – the embattled league’s pocketbook – in order to force it to abandon team mascots seen as offensive.
9/16/2014 4:43:22 PM
WSJ: Washington Wire
GOP Senators Propose Changes to Labor Board
Sen. Lamar Alexander talks to his supporters after winning a primary race against Joe Carr Thursday Aug. 7, 2014, in Nashville. Associated Press Two Senate Republicans are pushing a proposal to reconfigure the National Labor Relations Board, saying that the board’s structure has allowed it to become more of a partisan advocacy group than an [...]
9/16/2014 4:10:20 PM