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Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reforms

Obama urges Congress to pass immigration reforms

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 09:06

US President Barack Obama has urged the Republican leadership of the Congress to pass the comprehensive immigration reform, which he said would improve the national economy and strengthen the security as well.

Obama, Republican leaders clash on immigration reform

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 14:30

US President Barack Obama and the Republican leadership clashed over the immigration reform, which analysts say would make it difficult for the passage of the legislation that proposes to provide a path to citizenship to 11 million undocumented people from countries like India.

Republicans block US Senate bill on gender pay gap

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 15:55

Republicans have blocked a US Senate bill aimed at narrowing the pay gap between men and women, an election-year ritual that Democrats hope will help spur women to back them in this November`s congressional elections.

US near `tyranny` under Obama, says Republican

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 06:12

Senator Rand Paul, a potential Republican White House contender in 2016, has electrified conservative activists by warning that President Barack Obama was taking America down the road to tyranny.

Visa, green card allocations need to reflect market demand: US Republicans

Last Updated: Friday, January 31, 2014, 12:48

Endorsing the path to legal status for about 11 million illegal immigrants in the US, including thousands of Indian-Americans, the opposition Republican party has said that the visa and green card allocations need to reflect the market demand.

Irish republicans plotted to kidnap Queen Victoria: Records

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 20:23

Gun-toting Irish Republicans planned to kidnap Queen Victoria in 1867 from her estate at Balmoral.

Democrats unseat Republicans in New York, Virginia in US voting

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 06, 2013, 19:41

Democrats retook Republican strongholds in New York`s city hall and the Virginia governor`s mansion Tuesday, while a Republican with potential presidential hopes won re-election easily in New Jersey.

Obama calls for immigration law by end of the year

Last Updated: Friday, October 25, 2013, 11:36

President Barack Obama has made a plea for Republican cooperation on immigration, seeking common ground by year`s end in the aftermath of the divisive partial government shutdown.

Republicans making `Obamacare` their next target

Last Updated: Sunday, October 20, 2013, 23:02

`Obamacare` escaped unharmed from the government shutdown Republicans hoped would stop it, but just as quickly they have opened a new line of attack on President Barack Obama`s signature legislative achievement, one handed to them by the administration itself.

Obama, top Republicans agree to continue talks on shutdown

Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 09:52

US President Barack Obama and the Republican party leadership have decided to continue talks to find any possible deal to re-open government and raise the debt ceiling, but there was no immediate resolution in site to end the current impasse.

Optimism but no deal in US fiscal showdown

Last Updated: Saturday, October 12, 2013, 08:57

The White House and Republicans painstakingly edged towards a deal Friday to stave off a disastrous US debt default and to end a partial government shutdown now sure to hit the two-week mark.

House Republicans offer to lift debt ceiling through December

Last Updated: Thursday, October 10, 2013, 23:01

Republicans in the House of Representatives on Thursday unveiled a plan that would avert a looming US default, in a sign that lawmakers may end a standoff that has rattled financial markets and thrown America's future creditworthiness into question.