Policy: Law

Nancy Pelosi: Keep immigration reform out of border bill

By Sean Lengell | 07/25/14 12:30 PM

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is insisting that immigration reform be excluded from proposed legislation to provide billions of dollars to deal with a flood of minors at the U.S.-Mexico border, stepping back from comments she made earlier this month.
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Talks on fixing Veterans Affairs are now just angry tweets

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/24/14 02:47 PM

Despite bipartisan agreement that Congress must act quickly to help end significant wait times and neglect of patients at the nation's Veterans Affairs hospitals, lawmakers have reached a serious impasse that threatens to derail a deal just days before the August recess.
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Deja vu as spending bills take a back seat to partisan politics

By Sean Lengell | 07/24/14 01:12 PM

House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, told reporters he expects Congress to pass a stopgap "continuing resolution" in September that would keep the government funded until late this year.
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