Perry: ‘We Need to Have an Immigration Policy That is Thoughtful’

FILE – In this Sept. 24, 2011, photo, Republican presidential candidate Texas Gov. Rick Perry addresses the Republican Leadership Conference at the Grand Hotel on Mackinac Island, Mich. He calls his rivals “heartless” and defends moderate parts of his immigration record with ethnically charged language. But Perry’s strategy may endear the Texas governor to Hispanics […]

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Biden: New Stimulus Needed ‘Even if We’re Growing at 8%’ and Have ‘3% Unemployment Rate’

Vice President Joe Biden spoke at the Alexandria Police Department in Alexandria, Va., on Sept. 29, 2011. (CNSNews.com/Penny Starr) (CNSNews.com) – Vice President Joe Biden said Congress should pass the $450-billion American Jobs Act even if the economy were growing at 8 percent and unemployment were as low as 3 percent. “Look, we should be […]

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Acting Commerce Secretary: Despite Failures, ‘U.S. Can’t Afford’ Not to Subsidize Green Tech

Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank. (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – Acting Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank said that in a global race for green technology, the United States “can’t afford” not to spend taxpayer money on such projects, and that the price of that spending is an occasional failure. One of those failures was a $535-million federal […]

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Attacks on Border Patrol Agents ‘Relatively Stable’–at More Than 1,000 Per Year, Says DOJ

In a speech in El Paso, Texas, on May 10, 2011, President Obama suggested that advocates for more extensive and formidable border fencing would next be calling for a moat–with alligators. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) (CNSNews.com) – The overall number of assaults on U.S. Border Patrol agents working to protect the largely unfenced U.S.-Mexico border has […]

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Obama Administration Expanding Reach of Endangered Species Act to Hundreds of Plants, Animals

This undated image provided by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service shows a Pagosa skyrocket plant. The Obama administration is taking steps to extend federal protections to hundreds of animals and plants, including the Pagosa skyrocket, across the country, compelled by a pair of recent legal settlements that targeted species mired in bureaucratic limbo even […]

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CAIR: ‘It’s Best To Release’ Christian Woman On Death Row in Pakistan

(CNSNews.com) — The national legislative director for the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Corey Sailor, said it would be best for Pakistan to release Asia Bibi, a Christian woman sentenced to death by hanging for alleged blasphemy against Islam’s prophet Mohammed. Outside FBI headquarters in Washington, D.C., CNSNews.com asked CAIR’s Sailor:  “Asia Bibi, a Christian, […]

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Catholic Bishops on Obamacare Reg: ‘Unprecedented Attack on Religious Liberty,’ Even Jesus Wouldn’t Qualify as ‘Religious’

Archbishop Timothy Dolan meeting with Pope John Paull II at the Vatican on June 30, 2003. Dolan was then archbishop of Milwaukee, Wisc. He is now archbishop of New York and president of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops. (AP Photo/Massimo Sambucetti) (CNSNews.com) – In an “urgent” call to action distributed as a bulletin insert at Catholic churches across […]

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Stellar Cast of Critics Slams U.N. As Anti-American, Anti-Israel

“If you’re not willing to act on behalf of your principles, others will draw the inference that you really don’t care about it that much,” former U.S. ambassador to the U.N. John Bolton told the conference. (Image: PJTV Webcast) (CNSNews.com) – On a day when U.N. member states met to endorse the controversial “Durban” declaration […]

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Internet Hits All-Time High as News Source, TV at All-Time Low, Says Pew

Walter Cronkite (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – The Internet has risen to its all-time high as a primary source of news for Americans with 43 percent now saying they get most of their news on national and international issues from the web, according to a survey published Thursday by the Pew Research Center for The People The Press. Meanwhile, television sits […]

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Boehner: ‘There’s No Threat of a Government Shutdown’

House Speaker John Boehner (AP Photo) (CNSNews.com) – House Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio) said at his Thursday press briefing that there is no threat that the federal government will need to shutdown next Friday at midnight when the federal fiscal year comes to an end. “Listen,” Boehner said. “There is no threat of a government shutdown. Let’s just get this out […]

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