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  • Get to work on immigration

    I am stunned again by the disingenuousness of Republican leaders. President Barack Obama has been asking for a comprehensive bipartisan bill on immigration since he took office. A bipartisan first step bill -- the Dream Act -- was developed and put before...
  • Capitol Hill talks on drought bill dry up, to resume next year

    WASHINGTON Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California on Thursday pulled the plug on secret, high-stakes negotiations over a water bill for her drought-plagued state, saying she and fellow lawmakers will try again next year. Feinstein's unexpected...
  • Stuck? GOP cannot cut off money to Obama immigration order

    WASHINGTON Republicans may not be able to stop President Barack Obama from making big changes in immigration policy on his own, at least not now. First, a top Republican in the House of Representatives alerted colleagues Thursday that they have no...
  • Republicans united in anger at Obama, not on immigration response

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Outrage may be the only thing that unites Republicans over President Barack Obama's immigration order. While their blood is boiling over his decision to allow nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants to stay and work in the...
  • Obama to immigrants: 'Come out of the shadows'

    WASHINGTON President Barack Obama moved Thursday to halt deportations for nearly 5 million undocumented immigrants, defying congressional Republicans who called his unilateral action an affront to the constitutional separation of powers. Obama's...
  • Some Senate Democrats balk at Obama's unilateral immigration approach

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision to use executive action to make immigration reform, raising the possibility of open, bipartisan resistance to his plan. The senators, most from...
  • House Republicans elect panel leaders

    (Reuters) - Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday confirmed the committee heads whom party leaders selected for the two-year congressional session beginning in January. Wisconsin Representative Paul Ryan was tapped to chair the...
  • Secret Service chief says agency 'severely damaged' by lapses

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The acting head of the U.S. Secret Service said on Wednesday that the agency charged with protecting the president had been "severely damaged" by harmful lapses, including allowing a knife-carrying man to jump a fence and run into...
  • Republican moderate urges Congress to avoid short-term spending bill

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - An influential House Republican moderate on Monday pushed back against an effort by conservatives to use a short-term spending extension to try to stop President Barack Obama from easing immigration policies. House of...
  • Obama immigration order draws split GOP response from possible candidates

    BOCA RATON, Fla . President Barack Obama's expected action on immigration is exposing different approaches in the Republican Party, evident Wednesday as six potential candidates for the party's 2016 presidential nomination differed in how they would...
  • In new role, Republican Paul Ryan takes aim at tax reform

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Paul Ryan, the leading Republican voice on fiscal policy, vowed on Wednesday to start overhauling the U.S. tax code despite Washington gridlock that he says will worsen with President Barack Obama's planned...