Americans will be grappling with a number of sensitive and critical issues throughout 2013 and beyond. Some new, some old and some never-ending – concerns about race, religion, violence, politics, guns, climate change, war and civic responsibility are just some of the issues that may polarize all or segments of the nation. We The People will bring awareness to different viewpoints in the hopes of educating its readership. Please be encouraged to join in and share your perspective.
In this week’s address, President Obama says that the United States Senate will soon take action to fix our broken immigration system with a commonsense bill, and urges lawmakers to act quickly to pass this bill so that we can continue to live up to our traditions as a nation of laws, and also a nation of immigrants.
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West Wing Week
This week, the President urged Congress not to let student loan rates double and to confirm three judges for the federal appeals court in Washington, held bilateral meetings with the NATO Secretary-General and the President of Chile, kicked off a National Conference on Mental Health, honored the Super Bowl champions, and announced a major new initiative called Connect Ed, while the Vice President wrapped up a week-long trip to South America.
- Obama: Congress can finish immigration this summer (seattletimes.com)
- NFL Champ Declines White House Invite (huffingtonpost.com)
- Super Bowl champion Ravens make a White House call on Obama (upi.com)
- On D-Day anniversary, Obama promises to continue the fight … for broadband in schools (twitchy.com)
- Obama: Congress can finish immigration this summer (ktvb.com)
- Obama pushing immigration overhaul by end of summer (wjla.com)
- Health care thorny issue in immigration debate (cnsnews.com)
- Weekly Address: Time to Pass Commonsense Immigration Reform (whitehouse.gov)
- Obama Urges Senate to Pass Compromise Immigration Bill (hispanicbusiness.com)