Today's Takeaway | January 25, 2013

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Friday, January 25, 2013

The Issues at Hand: A Path to Immigration Reform | Who is Mary Jo White? Behind Obama's Pick to Head the SEC | North Korea Makes New, More Explicit Threat | Revisiting the Brothers Grimm | New Movie Releases: 'Hansel and Gretel'

The Issues at Hand: A Path to Immigration Reform

Despite progress in curbing deportation and prioritizing education for immigrants during Obama’s first term, the Latino constituency among others will look to see that immigration ref...

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A New Sign that President Obama Is Getting Serious About Prosecuting Financial Crime

President Obama announced yesterday that Mary Jo White, a former federal prosecutor, is his pick to serve as the next chairwoman of the Securities and Exchange Commission. If confirme...

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New Signs of Bipartisanship in Congress? Not Really.

If we're to believe Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, there's a chance that both sides of the Senate are coming together as they strike a small deal on filibuster reform. It's not mu...


North Korea Makes New, More Explicit Threat

While North Korea has repeatedly threatened to strike the United States, a threat made yesterday to target the United States was significantly more explicit. A statement from the Nort...

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Revisiting the Brothers Grimm

As "Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters," the latest Grimm re-telling, hits the big screen, we look at where it all began with Maria Tatar, editor and translator of the new "Annotated Brothers Grimm."