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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Cupich calls Obama action on immigration a 'first step'

    Cupich calls Obama action on immigration a 'first step'
    Chicago Archbishop Blase Cupich on Wednesday praised President Barack Obama's executive action last week that could protect millions of immigrants from deportation. Cupich, who met privately with the president Tuesday in Chicago, said the Archdiocesan...
  • 17 states sue Obama for executive order on immigration: Texas attorney general

    17 states sue Obama for executive order on immigration: Texas attorney general
    A coalition of 17 U.S. states sued the Obama administration on Wednesday saying it acted illegally by issuing an executive order to ease the threat of deportation for millions of immigrants who are in the country without the proper documents. The case...
  • Obama told Congressional leaders he will act on immigration, setting up possible showdown

    Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections broke bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday. On the menu besides sea bass: whether the two sides can put aside differences and agree on some legislation in the two years to...
  • Obama to host U.S. Congress leaders as post-election battles boil

    Obama to host U.S. Congress leaders as post-election battles boil
    Republican victors of Tuesday's U.S. congressional elections break bread with Democratic President Barack Obama on Friday as the two sides assess what legislation can be enacted in coming months despite years of confrontation. In the run-up to the...
  • Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate

    Republicans seize control of U.S. Senate
    Riding a surge of voter discontent, Republicans seized control of the Senate on Tuesday, giving the GOP full command of Congress and promising a contentious final two years of the Obama administration. After months of voter surveys suggested a close...
  • Jeb Bush resigns from remaining board memberships

    Jeb Bush resigns from remaining board memberships
    Jeb Bush has resigned all of his board memberships — both nonprofit and business — in a move that helps clear a path toward a 2016 presidential campaign. The former Florida governor stepped down from his remaining board memberships on...
  • GOP response to Obama speech includes immigration, but only in Spanish

    GOP response to Obama speech includes immigration, but only in Spanish
    Spanish- and English-speaking audiences received different messages Tuesday night during the official Republican response to President Obama's State of the Union address. Florida Rep. Carlos Curbelo, who delivered the Spanish-language response,...
  • Where the buck really stops

    Where the buck really stops
    The thrashing that voters administered to the Democrats in the midterm congressional elections confirmed the old admonition Harry Truman kept on his White House desk: "The buck stops here." The Republicans widened their hold on the House and wrested...
  • Obama budget seeks to spread the wealth; GOP calls it a pipe dream

    President Obama launched the first clash in a series of budget battles Monday as he unveiled his nearly $4-trillion spending plan and accused Republicans of putting national security at risk over a political fight. Laying out his budget proposal,...
  • Obama's record budget: Tax the rich, help the middle class

     Obama's record budget: Tax the rich, help the middle class
    Promising to help America's middle class, President Barack Obama on Monday sent Congress a record $4 trillion budget that would hammer corporate profits overseas and raise taxes on the wealthy while boosting tax credits for families and the working poor....
  • Congress headed toward showdown over Homeland Security funding

    Congress headed toward showdown over Homeland Security funding
    Congress is again careening toward a crisis, this one fueled by opposition to President Obama's immigration plan, which threatens to cut off funding for the Homeland Security Department. The Senate is set to take a crucial vote Tuesday, but rather...