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  • Hispanic electorate is relatively small in states with competitive U.S. Senate races

    It's widely believed that Obama decided to lay off efforts to restructure the nation's immigration system because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., leaned on the president to back away from the issue, arguing that executive action would endanger vulnerable red-state Democrats.

  • President Obama's approval ratings sink to new lows

    Just 38 percent of people give the president positive marks on international affairs, compared to 56 percent who disapprove, the survey shows. It is the first time Obama's approval has slipped below the 40 percent threshold in this poll.

  • Obama's delay doesn't stop the bleeding

    Republican strategists agree with President Obama: The surge of immigrant children at the border this summer changed the politics of immigration dramatically.

  • Why didn't Obama pass immigration reform when he had the chance?

    Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.

  • After immigration delay, Obama has little reason not to go big

    Aside from Republican disdain, the president now has little reason left to avoid the type of sweeping executive action long demanded by his progressive base.

  • Obama willing to take 'political heat' for immigration delay, White House says

    "The president is willing to take a little political heat," White House press secretary Josh Earnest said, "in order to ensure that the policy he puts forward is one that can be sustained."

  • 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...



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