Never before has a president had the courage to help so many people in his country out of the shadows of illegality with one stroke of the pen.
<i>Hillary Clinton is gaining ground as the potential Democratic candidate for 2016.</i>
The predictions have come to pass. The Republicans won the U.S. general elections by a large margin, in governors’ races as well as in races for other public offices. With the midterm elections out of the way and two more [Read more]
It used to be said that U.S. midterm elections were considered a referendum on the president's performance in office. If this is true, the country's rejection of President Barack Obama has been left clear. Decisive. Final.
Whereas Obama, not without nobility, immediately recognized this, expressing willingness to [Read more]
Next week, the American president is to announce a series of decrees designed to offer a solution to the millions of immigrants, the majority Mexican, currently living in the U.S. He may have a battle on his hands with Republicans.
The U.S. president announced that he will protect from deportation, through an executive order, approximately 5 million undocumented immigrants currently living in the United States. Many of them will be given work permits so they can work lawfully.
As was to be expected, Republicans have reacted by accusing the [Read more]
Recently, a rather odd notion occurred to me: The result of the U.S. midterm elections will have a positive effect on Japanese national security. Let me explain why I think that is.
On November 4, the Republican Party enjoyed a massive victory in the U.S. midterm elections. The Republicans had complete victory in [Read more]
Aware of what Hispanics represent both politically and electorally, the immigration issue is going to be constantly on the forefront of the U.S. media's agenda.
The image of Barack Obama and the Democrats has been damaged by their enemies, who claim that Obama's pacifist spirit makes him appear weak and that his social ideology is too left-wing.
<i>As a result of his severe defeat in the midterm elections, the president is forced to coexist with his adversaries and is given the cold shoulder by those in his own camp.</i>
There are just about 730 days before the U.S. presidential elections. This is an eternity when you have lost most of your leverage in [Read more]
The political system of the United States is designed so that during midterm elections — in which the entire House of Representatives, one-third of the Senate, and various governors are re-elected or replaced — the current president loses power, a lot more if it is his second term, as in Barack Obama’s case. It [Read more]