Peter Wallsten

Washington Post

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White House reporter for the Washington Post and co-author of One Party Country: The Republican Plan for Dominance in the 21st Century; former national political correspondent for the Wall Street Journal and former White House correspondent for the Los Angeles Times

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After years of dispute in Congress over the so-called "Dream Act," President Obama today announced a  major change in immigration policy .

Obama Announces Immigration Policy Change

After years of dispute in Congress over the so-called "Dream Act," President Obama today announced a major change in immigration policy .

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At the White House this morning, President said he took “ direct responsibility ” for not making the progress on the economy demanded by the American people.

President Obama Holds Post-Election News Conference

At the White House this morning, President said he took “ direct responsibility ” for not making the progress on the economy demanded by the American people.

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As most California voters may already know,  Proposition 19  on next week's ballot says it "legalizes marijuana under California but not federal law."  Beyond that, it would allow…

Will California Legalize Marijuana?

As most California voters may already know, Proposition 19 on next week's ballot says it "legalizes marijuana under California but not federal law."  Beyond that, it would allow…

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