Chamber to 'pull out all the stops' to pass immigration reform in 2014
January 8th, 2014
11:43 AM ET
7 months ago

Chamber to 'pull out all the stops' to pass immigration reform in 2014

Updated 4:42 p.m. ET, 1/8/2014

Washington (CNN) - The president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce vowed Wednesday that 2014 will be the year his organization pulls "out all of the stops" to pass immigration reform, pledging that the Chamber will turn the 2014 midterm elections "into a motivation for change."

"We're determined to make 2014 the year that immigration reform is finally enacted," Donohue said at his 2014 State of American Business address. "The Chamber will pull out all the stops – through grassroots lobbying, communications, politics and partnerships with unions, faith organization, law enforcement and other – to get it done."
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Filed under: Chamber of Commerce • Immigration
Establishment beats tea party in Alabama runoff
November 5th, 2013
11:14 PM ET
9 months ago

Establishment beats tea party in Alabama runoff

(CNN) – In Alabama, the establishment won.

Bradley Byrne, a former state senator, defeated businessman Dean Young in the GOP primary runoff for Alabama's 1st district, CNN projects.
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Filed under: Alabama • House
Finalized rules let religious groups opt out of contraception mandate
June 28th, 2013
12:59 PM ET
1 year ago

Finalized rules let religious groups opt out of contraception mandate

Washington (CNN) – The Obama administration finalized rules on Friday that allow religious-affiliated organizations opposing the use of contraception to opt out of a federal mandate requiring that they provide their employees with insurance coverage for birth control.

The mandates give women at nonprofit, religious-based organizations, like certain hospitals and universities, the ability to receive contraception through separate health policies at no charge.

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Filed under: Health care • HHS