| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:21 AM
WASHINGTON – Rep. Luis Gutierrez of Chicago, a key player in the bipartisan push for comprehensive immigration reform, said today he is hopeful that Congress will act on the issue in early April after the Easter recess.
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:46 PM
WASHINGTON — Saying the U.S. government was "guilty of a political mortal sin" when it misled Americans about the Iraq War a decade ago, Sen. Dick Durbin asserted Wednesday that the proposed military strikes against Syria were different, and he...
| Dec 12, 2013
| 3:57 PM
WASHINGTON -- The number of immigrants asking for asylum after illegally entering the United States nearly tripled this year, sending asylum claims to their highest level in two decades and raising concerns that border crossers and members of drug cartels...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 1:54 PM
Republican Rep. Paul Ryan of Wisconsin, appearing today alongside Chicago Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez, said the terrorism events at the Boston Marathon last week have not and should not deter work on immigration reform.
After an appearance at the City...
| May 23, 2013
| 4:32 PM
WASHINGTON -- Differences over whether immigrants should be deported for failing to have health insurance or pay their healthcare bills have stalled a bipartisan group of House lawmakers, who blew past a self-imposed Thursday deadline as they pressed...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 4:43 PM
WASHINGTON — Reps. Luis Gutierrez and Jan Schakowsky of Illinois were among several members of Congress arrested Tuesday outside the Capitol in a protest that called for the House to take up immigration reform, which stalled after passing the...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 7:19 PM
WASHINGTON — After months of insisting the House should take up the comprehensive immigration bill that passed the Senate in June, President Obama changed tactics Thursday and said he might consider GOP proposals to overhaul separate parts of the...
| Jun 29, 2013
| 4:38 PM
The chairman of the Republican National Committee told a gathering of the nation’s Latino public officials Saturday that the GOP has done a “lousy” job reaching out to their community, but pledged that a new outreach campaign shows...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 4:05 PM
Oops, they're about to do it again.
The GOP's uncanny urge to undercut its own future is breathtaking. Widely displayed during the last presidential campaign, this penchant for self-harm has resurged in the wrangling over immigration reform.
| Dec 19, 2013
Rep. Luis Gutierrez's campaign committee spent more than $130,000 on hotels, airfare and other travel expenses to destinations like Las Vegas, New York, Puerto Rico and Mexico over the past five years.
One out of every 4 dollars raised by Rep. Bobby...
| Jun 5, 2013
A reader asked for my take on this USA Today story: WASHINGTON — Over the past 10 years, Rep. Luis Gutierrez has paid a Chicago lobbyist more than $500,000 in taxpayer funds to work side-by-side with his congressional staff. Lobbyist......