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  • Immigration bill is no compromise

    Immigration bill is no compromise
    When only one of the extreme sides of each political party is hollering against a bipartisan agreement on any bill, no doubt that side is the only one getting hosed. A true bipartisan bill gets both sides upset. So now begins the spin game by trying to...
  • Immigration deformed

    There's the story of a woman with five kids who was asked: If she had to do it all over again, would she have five children? "Yes," she said, "just not these five." That's the way I feel about the immigration "reform" bill introduced by the Senate's...
  • Progress on immigration

    Progress on immigration
    Just when Washington looked like it was completely preoccupied with the scandals, real and imaginary, swirling around the White House, a group of Democrats and Republicans in the Senate managed the unexpected (and, these days, extraordinary): They...
  • Boehner's immigration stance threatens his — and the GOP's — ruin

    Boehner's immigration stance threatens his — and the GOP's — ruin
    The Senate provided the country with a rare and modest glimpse of bipartisanship in its 68-32 passage of the comprehensive immigration reform bill laboriously accomplished by the Gang of Eight — four Democrats and four Republicans. But overcoming...
  • Perez confirmation vote hangs on Senate's 'nuclear option' debate

    Perez confirmation vote hangs on Senate's 'nuclear option' debate
    Thomas E. Perez, the Marylander nominated by President Barack Obama to lead the U.S. Department of Labor, is set to face a critical vote in the Senate this week that puts his confirmation in the middle of a blistering battle over the use of the...
  • Budget deal appears to have enough GOP support to clear Senate

    Budget deal appears to have enough GOP support to clear Senate
    WASHINGTON — The Senate appeared set to approve a budget deal this week after a handful of Republicans announced they would vote to advance the bill, which has deeply divided the party. Their backing, along with that of most Democrats, would be...
  • Budget deal wins final Senate approval, heads to Obama's desk

    WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan budget plan won final approval in Congress on Wednesday, with the Senate passing the hard-fought compromise. President Obama was expected to swiftly sign the measure, which cleared the Senate 64 to 36. Nine Republicans...
  • Speech, border security vote are Giffords' final acts in Congress

    In a part homecoming and part farewell, Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is expected to return to the House chamber for President Obama's State of the Union speech as she bows out of public life to focus on her recovery. The Arizona Democrat has left an indelible...
  • Arizona, overlooked in primary, could be November battleground

    Arizona, overlooked in primary, could be November battleground
    Is Arizona in play? While Republicans cast their ballots in today's presidential primary, Democrats are casting a covetous eye on the Grand Canyon State, believing they have a realistic shot at winning here in November. Publicly, Republicans scoff....
  • Former Bush surgeon general to seek Arizona Senate seat

    Former Bush surgeon general to seek Arizona Senate seat
    Richard Carmona, who served as U.S. surgeon general in George W. Bush's administration, announced Thursday that he will run as a Democrat for Arizona's open U.S. Senate seat. Carmona, who turns 62 this month, said in a statement that Washington is broken...
  • A 'path' to meaningful reform

    A 'path' to meaningful reform
    The road to meaningful U.S. immigration reform will no doubt prove rocky and difficult, but at least Washington has taken its first big step on the most critical part of the route — down the so-called "path to citizenship" that now has bipartisan...