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  • VIDEO: Gillespie, Warner battle over immigration and technology

    Virginia Democratic Sen. Mark Warner and his Republican challenger Ed Gillespie met Monday morning in Northern Virginia to discuss the challenges facing the technology industry.

  • Tony Cardenas: 'The disgusting, do-nothing Congress forced Obama's hand' on immigration

    Rep. Tony Cardenas conceded that Hispanics were frustrated with Obama and disappointed with his decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections.

  • The 'Obama touch' could doom Democratic candidates

    Latino voters are now beginning to figure out that, like American allies abroad, to be a friend of Obama is to invite — indeed, to ask for — betrayal.

  • Luis Gutierrez: Obama 'walked away from our values'

    Rep. Luis Gutierrez ripped President Obama on Sunday for "walking away from our values" with his decision to delay executive action on immigration until after the midterm elections.

  • Politics trump promises on immigration

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For years, President Barack Obama berated Republicans for putting their own political interests ahead of good policy on immigration. In two successive presidential campaigns, he held up Washington's failure to act on immigration as a prime example of the cynical decision-making...

  • Rubio: 'We have to deal with immigration'

    The bill included a pathway to citizenship for the millions of illegal immigrants currently residing in the U.S., and Rubio took heat from the conservative base for supporting that and other policies found in the "gang of eight" bill.

  • Obama defends decision to delay immigration action

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday that the surge of immigrant children entering the U.S. illegally changed the politics surrounding the issue of immigration and led him to put off a pledge to use executive action that could shield millions of people from deportation....

  • Obama: Immigration plan wasn't delayed to save the Senate

    President Obama claimed in an interview Saturday that the border crisis, not the November elections, made him recalculate when to unveil his blueprint.

  • A child of Guatemala seeks a seat in Congress

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Norma Torres sees a reflection of herself in some of the Central American children who have flooded into the United States in recent months. More than four decades ago in Guatemala, Torres' parents told her she was going to the United States on a vacation. They declined to...

  • Delay won't help Obama's immigration pain

    The president didn't exactly hide the content of his plan, but just remained coy about the timing of its release.

  • President Obama's delay of immigration action still carries political risks

    By delaying action that President Obama had been tantalizingly waving in front of immigration activists for months, he has risked demoralizing his own base in the run up to the election.

  • Obama delays immigration action until after elections

    Obama is punting on the polarizing issue in an attempt to insulate Senate Democrats from GOP attacks and preserve control of the upper chamber.

  • Hillary Clinton records robocalls for New York candidate

    The former New York senator and secretary of state has recorded a robocall for Kathy Hochul, the Democratic candidate for lieutenant governor.

  • Report: Immigration court backlog keeps growing

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The backlog of pending deportation cases in federal immigration court has risen to nearly 400,000 amid a crush of tens of thousands of unaccompanied children and families caught crossing the Mexican border illegally this year, according an analysis of court data released...

  • Immigrant commits suicide in Border Patrol custody

    MCALLEN, Texas (AP) — Border Patrol officials say a 54-year-old Mexican man apparently hanged himself at a Border Patrol station in South Texas. A statement issued said agents found the man unresponsive at the McAllen station shortly before noon Friday. Officials said agents immediately began...

From the Weekly Standard

  • All Together Now

    Republican voters are down on the sluggish GOP officials they elected, and the officeholders whine about the unreasonable people who voted for them. Republican backbenchers complain about their...

  • Millennial Mongers

    As far as newspaper corrections go, it was a whopper. On August 24, the editors of the New York Times sucked the air out of a windy essay that had blown through its pages a few days before. The...

  • Go Big or Go Home

    Big ideas sometimes play a role in political campaigns, but not in this year’s midterm elections. Republican candidates concentrate on linking their opponents to President Obama and his policies....