Immigration bill backers thwart conservative amendments
WASHINGTON - A landmark bill backed by U.S. President Barack Obama to overhaul the nation's immigration system survived unscathed on Thursday during the first day of consideration by a divided Senate Judiciary Committee.
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Obama Reaching Out to Mexican Young People
President Barack Obama and Mexico's new president, Enrique Pena Nieto, are stepping gingerly to avoid any suggestion of meddling in each other's most contentious issues. Instead, Obama is drawing attention to the cultural ties that have linked the two nations and the economic bonds that have begun to take hold more recently.
Analysis: Big insurers wary of entering new Obamacare markets
NEW YORK - The nation's largest health insurers are far from leaping at the chance to join new state health insurance exchanges under President Barack Obama's reform law, making it likely that some markets will have little or no competition next year.
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In Mexico, Obama to Pivot From Security to Economy
President Barack Obama will seek to spotlight Mexico's recent economic strides during a visit there this week, part of a broader push by both nations to move beyond common concerns over drugs and crime.
Obama endorses bipartisan U.S. immigration overhaul
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Tuesday embraced a sweeping overhaul of the nation's immigration system put forward by a bipartisan group of senators, saying it was "largely consistent" with his own principles for immigration reform.
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