House Democrats: Path to Citizenship or Bust

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_b37ea33008.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- House Democrats made it clear on Tuesday that they won't support any major immigration overhaul that does not include a pathway to citizenship. Party members in the lower chamber this morning huddled with the four Democrats on the so-called "Gang of Eight" that helped write the Senate's bill.

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House GOP Takes Aim Again at Individual Mandate

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_a34737aae8.jpgiStockphoto/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives, poised to take yet another swing at dismantling Obamacare, strongly hinted Tuesday that they intend to vote by the end of the month to delay implementation of the individual mandate provision in the Affordable Care Act by one year.

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Rapper Protests Guantanamo Force-Feedings

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_43aa2dd35f.jpgJeff Fusco/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Rapper-actor Yasiin Bey, aka Mos Def, has released a video of his being force-fed in protest of a procedure the U.S. government has administered to dozens of Guantanamo Bay prisoners. His voluntary feeding was orchestrated and recorded by the human rights group Reprieve and Bafta.

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Cory Booker Tops 50 Percent in Primary, General Election Poll

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_441d8a9958.jpgJohn Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- Newark Mayor Cory Booker may not have the backing of the Lautenberg family, but he seems to have the support of the majority of New Jersey voters anyway topping the 50 percent mark in both the primary and general election in a poll out Tuesday.

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‘Coup’ or Not, Aid to Egypt Can Continue

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-07_816197297a.jpgSpencer Platt/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Has Egypt’s government undergone a “coup”? The question is a point of contention because $1.5 billion in U.S. aid to Egypt could hang in the balance: U.S. law states that foreign aid cannot be sent to a country where the military has “play[ed] a decisive role” in a “coup d’etat or decree” to remove a “duly elected head of government.”

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