President Obama on immigration: How we got here and what's next?

Some categories not covered by the executive order need to be brought out of the shadows, perhaps under another order in the future.


Op-Ed roundup: Failure of Republicans to act is why Obama must

The only reason President Obama has to act on immigration reform is that House Speaker John Boehner won't.


My top 10 for 2013: political, personal and fun

A couple of weddings, a few marches, sangria and football in snow: looking forward to new adventures in 2014.


Now is the time for action

A conference committee has been established, with a Dec. 13 report back date to propose a new budget. Republican Paul Ryan is already discussing cuts to Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.