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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • Duckworth says she's considering Senate bid against Kirk

    Duckworth says she's considering Senate bid against Kirk
    Rep. Tammy Duckworth ended a political guessing game Monday by making it official that she is exploring a challenge to Sen. Mark Kirk in 2016. Duckworth, a Democrat from Hoffman Estates, told the Tribune she is considering a bid against the Highland...
  • Why you should watch the State of the Union despite Obama's spoilers

    Why you should watch the State of the Union despite Obama's spoilers
    President Obama heads for Capitol Hill on Tuesday evening [Tuesday 6 p.m. PST] to give his annual State of the Union address, but he has already robbed the event of suspense by unveiling many of his policy ideas ahead of time. Among them: proposals to...
  • Immigration standoff

    Immigration standoff
    There is something truly unsavory about targeting for deportation immigrant children — particularly those known by the shorthand of "dreamers" who were brought to this country at a young age by their parents — but that was the priority of...
  • Where is the line for leaders issuing executive orders?

    If the 2010 mid-term elections were according to President Obama “a shellacking,” then it’s going to take a lot to strip away the pain of the Republican Party’s midterm election victory in 2014. For the first time in eight years,...
  • 5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?

    5 goals from Obama's 2014 State of the Union: Yay or Nay?
    President Barack Obama used his last State of the Union to declare 2014 a "Year of Action," and he can claim credit for accomplishing several of the goals he laid out. The smaller ones. That's because while he was able to check off most of what he...
  • Grayson on State of the Union: Little faith in Obama follow-through

    Grayson on State of the Union: Little faith in Obama follow-through
    In advance of President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, Orlando's Democratic U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson said the more progressive proposals could be accomplished, but he expressed little faith that the president would or could follow through on...
  • Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform

    Palm Springs `Dreamer' pleas for immigration reform
    Charlene Rupert, a 21-year-old “Dreamer” from Palm Beach County, hopes that sharing her personal story with people on Capitol Hill will help her and millions of other foreign residents find a path to citizenship. ¬†As the guest of U.S. Rep....
  • Miami-Dade to US: Time to tighten Cuban Adjustment Act

    In an often personal and emotional debate, the Miami-Dade County Commission on Wednesday declared unprecedented support for changes to an immigration law that gives special preference to Cubans, enabling hundreds of thousands to enter the U.S. without...
  • Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party

    Wasserman Schultz slams Marco Rubio, says Republicans afraid to stand up to bigots in their own party
    Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Friday that U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, a possible presidential candidate, too often chooses political expedience and doesn't fight for the middle class. The Weston congresswoman and chairwoman of the Democratic National...
  • Baltimore weighs in on immigration lawsuit

    Baltimore weighs in on immigration lawsuit
    Baltimore joined dozens of cities Friday to support President Barack Obama's actions on immigration — weighing in on a federal lawsuit that has divided state and local leaders over the economic impact of having people in the country without legal...
  • 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...