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Immigration Reform Legislation (2013)

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  • For better or worse, spending bill passes

    As British comedian John Oliver not long ago observed, Congress never loses its capacity to disappoint you. The omnibus 10-month $1.1 trillion spending plan approved by the U.S. Senate over the weekend following a close vote in the House last Thursday...
  • As Jeb Bush signals bid, he faces skepticism from conservatives

    As Jeb Bush signals bid, he faces skepticism from conservatives
    Now that Jeb Bush has sent his clearest signal yet that he may seek to expand his family's legacy in the White House, the former Florida governor must convince national Republicans that he is conservative enough to be their presidential nominee. Bush,...
  • Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' presidential run

    Jeb Bush to 'actively explore' presidential run
    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday that he has decided to "actively explore" a 2016 presidential run and will create a political action committee next month to help "facilitate conversations with citizens across America."  "The PAC’s...
  • Slimmed-down Jeb Bush turns Florida into 2016 battleground

    Slimmed-down Jeb Bush turns Florida into 2016 battleground
    Former Gov. Jeb Bush has been telegraphing his interest in running for president in many ways in recent weeks. The biggest signal, until Tuesday, was his putting out the information that he's lost 15 pounds in recent weeks. There's no surer sign that...
  • Senate ends chaotic session with a late flurry of votes

    Senate ends chaotic session with a late flurry of votes
    A turbulent lame-duck session of Congress came to a sudden end Tuesday as the Senate rushed to clear a lingering tax bill and some key presidential nominations in a late-night flurry of final votes. Lawmakers signed off on a deal to extend $45 billion...
  • Republicans want to oppose Obama on immigration, but how?

    Republicans want to oppose Obama on immigration, but how?
    Republicans in Congress are unified in their desire to fight President Obama's action to protect more than 4 million immigrants from deportation and ease rules for up to 1 million more. They just can't agree on how to do it. Should they shut down...
  • When it comes to 'far left,' Jorge Ramos doesn't qualify

    When it comes to 'far left,' Jorge Ramos doesn't qualify
    As a columnist, one of the few rules I follow is not to stick labels to the people I write about in my columns. Most labels are in the eyes of the beholder, and many times they are simply wrong. This is the case with a recent South Florida colleague who...
  • Obama takes on the Cuba lobby

    Obama takes on the Cuba lobby
    With his announcement that the United States will open negotiations and try to normalize relations with Cuba, President Barack Obama is trying to break the hold of the Cuba lobby once and for all. In historical terms, that's a remarkable undertaking....
  • Who are the 'Latinos for Rahm'?

    Who are the 'Latinos for Rahm'?
    If you who haven’t been keeping up with Chicago’s mayoral race, I can’t say I blame you. It’s Hanukmastime, it’s been crazy warm (read: not arctic) and a fancy new ice skating park just opened downtown. And then there are...
  • Pork aside, budget deal averts crisis

    Pork aside, budget deal averts crisis
    The good news is Congress didn't end its session by committing any obvious harm. No government shutdown, no dramatic changes to health care reform and no sudden roadblocks to President Obama's go-it-alone effort to improve immigration. Plus, some...
  • Obama's bold new policy on Cuba

    It takes a lot to shake the jaded White House press corps. So when I walked into the briefing room last Thursday and a reporter friend greeted me with "Wow, this is a legacy day," when another reporter observed that Obama was ending his sixth year with...