| Dec 12, 2014
| 9:00 AM
WASHINGTON — A new show has opened on Capitol Hill, and, with any luck, it will have a long run.
It's called "The Taming of the Cruz."
Grenade-launching Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas took a familiar position of obstruction last week: He called on...
| Jan 1, 2015
| 12:37 PM
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...
| Jan 6, 2015
| 6:19 PM
This early stretch of presidential campaigns used to be known as the invisible primary. The action — would-be candidates drawing up strategies, courting donors and recruiting aides — occurred beyond the sight of ordinary voters.
Only it's not...
| Nov 21, 2014
| 9:33 AM
President Obama really stepped in it this time.
He used the powers that come with his office to invite up to 5 million immigrants and international visitors to openly live and work in the United States. He called it using executive authority to...
| Nov 22, 2014
| 5:31 PM
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...
| Nov 23, 2014
| 2:30 AM
WASHINGTON -- Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive order is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
| Nov 25, 2014
— Barack Obama's decision to follow through on his plan to reform immigration policy through an executive action is an uncharacteristically bold gamble, made in the hope of salvaging the final two years of his presidency and his own political...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Any child born in the United States is automatically a U.S. citizen, even if his or her parents are in the country temporarily or illegally. That long-standing guarantee has given rise to one of the many debates over immigration and citizenship that...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 5:38 PM
In case you missed it, here's what former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush had to say last week when asked about people who come to America illegally to make better lives:
"Yes, they broke the law, but it's not a felony. It's an act of love. It's an act of...
| Apr 11, 2014
Re "The GOP's 2016 handicap," Opinion, April 9 and "Jeb Bush calls immigration an 'act of love,'" April 8
Illegal immigration is an "act of love," says Jeb Bush. My foot it is.
Bush should tell that to those who obeyed the law to come to the United...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 5:59 PM
WASHINGTON — Seeking to end the long-running battle over the collection of sales taxes for online purchases, the House Judiciary Committee debated possible compromises that included two ideas to tax Internet sales based on the retailer's home state,...