Syrian Regime Floats Resignation of Assad as Possibility

By: Wednesday August 22, 2012 8:55 am

I heard LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, the chair of the Democratic National Convention, speak last night in Burbank, and among a fairly mainstream liberal speech that focused heavily on the DREAM Act and the Administration’s granting deferred action status for DREAM-eligible undocumenteds, he accused the Romney-Ryan campaign of “saber-rattling on Syria.” This came one day [...]

Hundreds of Latinos Protest Record Deportations and Secure Communities Program in Los Angeles

By: Tuesday August 16, 2011 6:10 am

Hundreds of immigrants rights advocates in Los Angeles staged a walkout during a federal task force field hearing about the Secure Communities program, blamed for the deportations of tens of thousands of non-citizens living peacefully in America. Activists implored the members of the task force to resign their post, and recommend that the Obama Administration [...]

Lawmakers Debate Debt Limit, Jobs Agenda Lags

By: Tuesday June 21, 2011 8:10 am

Lori Montgomery reports that the White House is “speeding up” debt limit talks, with an outline of spending cuts and deficit triggers in exchange for a debt limit increase. Montgomery breaks some news about one potential trigger, which would, according to Delaware Senator Chris Coons (D), lead to tax increases and specifically entitlement cuts, if [...]

Labor Secretary Solis: Obama Will Do “Whatever It Takes” On Jobs

By: Tuesday November 24, 2009 2:30 pm

At an event in Los Angeles today, US Labor Secretary Hilda Solis promised that President Obama would do “whatever it takes” to create more jobs, particularly in urban areas, though she stopped short of endorsing a push in Congress for a new jobs bill. Solis appeared with Urban Affairs Director Adolfo Carrion and other White [...]

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