| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:31 PM
Republicans in Congress are unified in their desire to fight President Obama's action to protect more than 4 million immigrants from deportation and ease rules for up to 1 million more.
They just can't agree on how to do it.
Should they shut down...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:33 AM
President Obama really stepped in it this time.
He used the powers that come with his office to invite up to 5 million immigrants and international visitors to openly live and work in the United States. He called it using executive authority to...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Any child born in the United States is automatically a U.S. citizen, even if his or her parents are in the country temporarily or illegally. That long-standing guarantee has given rise to one of the many debates over immigration and citizenship that...
| Jul 30, 2014
| 6:54 PM
Surveillance drones that hunt drug smugglers along the Mexican border could soon be grounded. Installation of pole-top cameras and ground sensors to intercept illegal crossings might be delayed.
About $44 million has already been diverted from the...
| Jul 31, 2014
| 2:30 PM
When Republicans in Congress complained about his relentless attacks on their record, reporters dubbed President Truman "Give 'em Hell Harry." To which Truman fired back: "I never gave anybody hell! I just told the truth and they thought it was hell!"...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 8:26 AM
UPDATED: The guest list for the Sunday morning programs:
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., talks to "Fox News Sunday" at 10 a.m. on WOFL-Channel 35. Other guests are Rep. Steve King, R-Iowa; Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y.; and Dr. Tom Frieden, director of the...
| Aug 1, 2014
| 2:47 PM
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| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:17 PM
One question that Washington appears unable to easily answer is whether President Obama's intention to use executive action to change immigration law would help or hurt his party in the midterm election.
At the moment, the conventional wisdom is of...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 6:23 PM
WASHINGTON — Former Democratic Rep. Bruce Morrison, who once represented a New Haven-based district in Congress, has jumped smack into the center of a massive lobbying effort aimed at persuading President Obama to make wide changes in immigration...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:01 PM
For most people, summer is a treasured time to cool your heels in a cottage by a lake or in a hammock in the backyard. It's not so simple for politicians. For them, deciding when and where to vacation can be perilous. Repair to a beach on the East Coast...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 4:58 PM
When it passed legislation to fix the troubled Veterans Affairs Department, Congress managed to do two things lawmakers have often vowed to avoid: create a new benefit program and fail to pay for it.
The $16.3-billion measure, which President Obama...