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House bars moving Guantanamo detainees to U.S. soil

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved legislation to prohibit moving terrorism suspects from the military prison at Guantanamo Bay to U.S. soil, a blow to President Barack Obama’s efforts to prosecute them in criminal courts. Read more

House passes "Dream Act" immigration bill

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives approved a controversial measure on Wednesday providing a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants who came to the United States before age 16. Read more

N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg attacks Washington, stokes the center

Mayor Michael Bloomberg has long hungered to be at the center of the national debate, to be regarded as one of New York’s greatest mayors, even to be seen as a possible president. If he becomes a candidate in 2012, and that is still a decided long shot, his speech Wednesday may be seen as […]