Deal with Iran in sight: Progressives applaud negotiators for taking the time they need to get it right

On the eve of their self-imposed cutoff to finalize a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran, negotiators representing the P5+1 — the United States, Russia, China, the UK, France, and Germany — and Iran have extended the deadline for completing their final agreement until July 1, 2015. The November 2013 deal which initially froze Iran’s nuclear program will remain in effect until the final agreement is complete.

Deal with Iran in sight: Progressives applaud negotiators for taking the time they need to get it right

On the eve of their self-imposed cutoff to finalize a comprehensive nuclear agreement with Iran, negotiators representing the P5+1 — the United States, Russia, China, the UK, France, and Germany — and Iran have extended the deadline for completing their final agreement until July 1, 2015. The November 2013 deal which initially froze Iran’s nuclear program will remain in effect until the final agreement is complete.

Obama and Cruz Clash on Immigration

President Obama and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made seemingly conflicting statements about public opinion on the president’s plan to address immigration issues in the U.S.

Obama claimed that “most Americans support the types of reforms I’ve talked about tonight,” in a Nov. 20 address to the nation. Cruz, meanwhile, claimed that “this last election was a referendum on amnesty” and that voters had sent a clear message opposing it.

5 things to know about President Obama's immigration action

Last night, President Obama outlined a series of executive actions that take meaningful, humane, and sensible steps to reform our nation’s broken immigration system.

Republicans have, predictably, come out swinging. Over the next few weeks, you’re very likely going to hear some misinformation and faulty assumptions.

We all need to be armed with correct information right now. So here are 5 things to know—and to pass along—about President Obama’s immigration action.

5 things to know about President Obama's immigration action

Last night, President Obama outlined a series of executive actions that take meaningful, humane, and sensible steps to reform our nation’s broken immigration system.

Republicans have, predictably, come out swinging. Over the next few weeks, you’re very likely going to hear some misinformation and faulty assumptions.

We all need to be armed with correct information right now. So here are 5 things to know—and to pass along—about President Obama’s immigration action.

The ACA-Gruber Connection

President Obama and Rep. Nancy Pelosi downplayed the contribution of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber to the Affordable Care Act, after controversial comments by Gruber came to light, while Republicans exaggerated his role. We find both sides are stretching the facts.

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