Lawmakers must resolve differences in health care reform

BOSTON (AP) - Massachusetts House and Senate negotiators will be trying to reconcile differences in major health care bills that have cleared both chambers.

Both proposals seek to stabilize health care costs by narrowing price disparities between large teaching hospitals and smaller community hospitals around Massachusetts. But the two chambers ...

Here’s Whom Else Trump Should Pardon

Baldwin, Boldin, Jenkins & Watson, NY Times
President Trump recently made an offer to National Football League players like us who are committed to protesting injustice. Instead of protesting, he suggested, we should give him names of people we believe were “unfairly treated by the justice system.” If he agrees they were treated unfairly, he said, he will pardon them.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump’s skewed claims on immigration, economy

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is distorting the truth when it comes to the impact of his administration's policy regarding separating children from their parents at the U.S. border.

He falsely suggests that a newly signed executive order will permanently solve the problem of separations by keeping families together ...

DHS blames DACA for feeding surge of illegal-immigrant families

The Trump administration for the first time connected the Obama-era DACA program to the surge of children and families on the border, in new court documents filed Friday laying out in more expansive detail why the courts should invalidate DACA.

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen said taking a weak stance ...

Kansas is ground zero of illegal voting, yet federal judge issues reprieve

Hundreds and perhaps thousands of non-citizens are illegally registered to vote in Kansas, a state that is at ground-zero in the conservative effort to police voter rolls and the liberal campaign to protect them.

The numbers are contained in a new study by Old Dominion University political science professor Jesse ...

Too Much Immigration Benefits Big Biz, Not U.S.

Michael Anton, Washington Post
As Capitol Hill Republicans attempt for — what, the eighth? ninth? — time in the past two decades to jam through an amnesty that their voters have explicitly, loudly and repeatedly said they do not want, it’s worth asking a question that is rarely raised: Does the United States — population 320 million and rising — need more people? If so, why?