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…

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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…

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