Comprehensive immigration reform is the word of the week. Senators have a plan, the president has a plan and activists have more plans than they know what to do with. But if history is any judge, these plans for comprehensive reform will have a tough road ahead of them.
Though matters of foreign policy have provided Barack Obama and Mitt Romney equal chances to batter one another, and it could be argued that a large part of the slow U.S. economic recovery is due to foreign troubles, foreign policy doesn't amount to much for voters.
There's at least one clear advantage President Obama has over Mitt Romney: experience being a head of state on the world stage. But does foreign policy experience matter for presidential candidate?
Nestor Kirchner, former Argentine president and husband to Argentina's current leader, Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner, died suddenly of a heart attack Wednesday. Mark Jones of Rice University talks about what this leader's death means for his country.