The huge numbers of illegal migrant children has overwhelmed detention center. His request comes at a time when GOP leaders say Obama's idea of flexibility means taking the law into his own hands.
The U.S. Supreme Court wraps up its term Monday. It will decide whether health insurance that for-profit employers offer workers must include birth control over the employer's religious objections.
President Obama's choice to head the Department of Veterans Affairs is former Procter & Gamble CEO Robert McDonald. He is West Point grad from a military family, and would lead an agency in crisis.
In Texas and elsewhere, guns are playing major roles this campaign season. Politicians have opened fire in ads, literally, and embraced the gun as a symbol of their conservative street cred.
The debate over the federal minimum wage, which raised to $7.25 in 2009, is playing out across the country. Meanwhile, the minimum wage for tipped workers hasn't gone up for 23 years.
President Obama will also seek an emergency appropriation of more than $2 billion to deal with the surge of Central American immigrants flooding the southern border.
The Republicans have narrowed down their choices for their 2016 convention to Dallas and Cleveland. If the vote depended upon which one had the best theme music, it would be a tough decision.