Topics: House of Representatives

House to remain in session until border bill passes

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:19 PM

The House of Representatives will not adjourn for a five-week recess until it holds a vote on legislation addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border, lawmakers said after leaving a closed-door meeting.
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Short of votes, House abandons border bill at last minute

By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 02:08 PM

House Republicans, who had authored a plan to spend $659 million on humanitarian aid as well as additional border security and judges, failed to garner enough support among their rank and file to come up with the 218 votes needed for passage.
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Why a liberal Democrat just said Ted Cruz is an 'inadvertent' hero

By Betsy Woodruff | 07/31/14 03:14 PM

Sen. Ted Cruz has drawn lots of criticism in the wake of House leadership's decision to pull an immigration supplemental intended to alleviate the border crisis. But he might find support from an unusual source: Rep. Raul Grijalva.
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