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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Don't despair on political prospects for 2015 -- yet!

    "As a Democrat, you must be so depressed starting off this new year with Republicans in control of both houses of Congress." With those words, legendary San Francisco talk show host Ronn Owens greeted me when I sat down for an interview this week during...
  • An inconvenient law

    There is a humane, transparent, truthful -- and constitutional -- way to address illegal immigration. Unfortunately, President Obama's unilateral plan to exempt millions of residents from federal immigration law is none of those things. Obama said he had...
  • Why Obama is viewed as weak

    Why Obama is viewed as weak
    Two recent Presidential pronouncements reflect the essential Barack Obama. Each also explains why so many view him to be the weakest of American presidents. Example one pertains to Mr. Obama's public reaction to the gruesome terrorist murders of five...
  • Rants: Ferguson looting, immigration and Crist

    Rants: Ferguson looting, immigration and Crist
    To the person who ranted that Gov. Rick Scott did not get 51 percent of the vote, remember Bill Clinton served two terms as president and never received 50 percent of the vote. Now the Republicans want to shut down the government to prevent...
  • The Republicans take over, sort of

    WASHINGTON -- With the Republicans now totally in charge of Congress, they have the chance to make good on their promise that things are going to change on Capitol Hill. But their opening moves suggest more of the same old same old. The new House's first...
  • A D.C. cure: Take the hard votes

    A D.C. cure: Take the hard votes
    “What day is it?” “It's today,” squeaked Piglet. “My favorite day,” said Pooh. As a proud member of the “don't just do something, sit there” school of politics, I don't fret much about partisanship and...
  • As usual, Republicans are cynical on immigration

    That didn’t take long. Last week, House Republicans passed a spending bill laden with pointless amendments that would undo President Barack Obama’s executive orders on immigration. The bill has little chance of passing the Senate in its...
  • After this election, expect more, not less, confrontation

    After this election, expect more, not less, confrontation
    At some point during the last two weeks, Democrats in Washington began privately acknowledging that they will almost certainly lose their majority in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Rather than discussing strategies for winning, they have shifted to excuses...
  • Gridlock in Congress? Act locally

    Gridlock in Congress? Act locally
    The voters casting ballots in Tuesday's election will disagree on many things. But on one thing, at least, Americans are in agreement: They're frustrated with gridlock. But here is something to consider. While the intense partisanship in Washington...
  • John Kass: Even in defeat the president remains inscrutable

    In "The Secret Life of Barack Obama," our story begins, as such stories often do, with our hero in a dream. He's photographed on a Hawaiian beach, posed by his handlers like some Hollywood starlet, droplets of sea foam dripping from his Chicago...
  • Don't hold your breath for Mitch McConnell

    In what will no doubt be remembered as the understatement of the century so far, President Obama confessed at his news conference the day after the midterm elections: "There's no doubt that Republicans had a good night." A good night, sir? Republicans...