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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • GOP immigration reform lessons

    GOP immigration reform lessons
    Elections matter. House Republican leader Eric Cantor's stunning re-election defeat probably scuttles any hope for an immigration overhaul this year, given how much Cantor was pummeled with that hot-potato issue by his victorious rival. My advice to...
  • It's time for the House to take up immigration [Commentary]

    It's time for the House to take up immigration [Commentary]
    On Monday, the Supreme Court dashed the hopes of noncitizen children who had already waited years for visas to come to the United States with their families. Federal law allows immigrants to bring their unmarried, minor children with them to the U.S., but...
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  • Dana Milbank: GOP not getting the message why Cantor lost

    — Eric Cantor, announcing to his House Republican colleagues Wednesday afternoon that he will resign as majority leader, recalled some wisdom given him recently by a Holocaust survivor: "Suffering is a part of life. Misery is a choice." It was...
  • GOP pollster: Cantor should have explained immigration views

    GOP pollster: Cantor should have explained immigration views
    House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's decision to veer right on immigration reform may have contributed to his stunning defeat this week, a leading Republican pollster said Friday. The defeated Virginia congressman, faced with his GOP challenger's attack...
  • Immigration Platitudes Ignore The Crisis

    Nine months ago, in The Wall Street Journal, a former Bush administration official described the sorry plight of children now streaming northward across the U.S.-Mexico border. Hundreds of children, mostly from Honduras, Guatemala and El Salvador, are...
  • The Cantor defeat: A voters' revolt against, but against what?

     The Cantor defeat: A voters' revolt against, but against what?
    Voters' revolts are always instructive. But first you have to figure out what the voters were trying to say. And in the days since Rep. Eric Cantor, the second-ranking Republican in the House of Representatives, lost his GOP primary election, there's been...
  • Harold Meyerson: Eric Cantor's defeat a win for gridlock

    The winner in Tuesday's mind-boggling defeat of Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor wasn't just David Who? (Actually, David Brat.) It also was gridlock for the remainder of this congressional session, and the next one, and probably for a number...
  • Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb

    Review: 'Freedom's Ballot' by Margaret Garb
    Historians write to illuminate our shared past, to explicate the forces that shape our present. But successive historical narratives also can create a series of veils, distancing the past from the present. The more recent dominates our thoughts. The...
  • Political earthquake shakes nation's capital

    You know what they say: "You can't believe everything you read in the newspaper." Eric Cantor learned that the hard way. On primary day, June 10, while still in Washington, he picked up The Hill newspaper and read the front-page story: "Sen. Lindsey...
  • Few tears are shed for Eric Cantor

    WASHINGTON -- The stunning primary loss of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor, the first ever suffered by any congressional leader of either party, may well reflect his Virginia constituents' souring toward his personal hubris more than any cosmic policy...