By Susan Ferrechio | 08/05/14 04:24 PM
In a matter of minutes, Senate Democrats on Tuesday blocked a pair of House bills that would have provided nearly $700 million to deal with the surge of immigrants on the southern border and blocked President Obama from expanding an anti-deportation program.
By Becket Adams | 08/05/14 12:44 PM
"There were a lot of other crises that the President was focused on at that point," press secretary Josh Earnest says.
08/04/14 04:30 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — The government said Monday it will soon close three emergency shelters it established at U.S. military bases to temporarily house children caught crossing the Mexican border alone. It said fewer children were being caught and other shelters will be adequate. A shelter in...
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/04/14 04:17 PM
Press Secretary Josh Earnest says President Obama is waiting on a review from Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and Attorney General Eric Holder on what options he has to mitigate problems caused by the current immigration system.Â
By Washington Examiner | 08/03/14 04:02 PM
House Republican leaders on Thursday last week had to pull from the floor their bill to deal with the current crisis of child migration at the border. The Beltway media pounced instantly with a stale narrative about how this was embarrassment to the new House leadership team.
By Hugh Hewitt | 08/03/14 04:17 PM
House Republicans refuse to learn the first rule: Clarity in purpose. Or the second rule: Specificity in language.
By Brian Hughes | 08/03/14 10:09 AM
Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., predicted Sunday that President Obama's expected executive actions to address millions of immigrants living in the U.S. illegally would deal a major blow to legislative hopes for comprehensive immigration reform.
08/02/14 09:40 AM
Chris Casteel All five U.S. House members from Oklahoma, all Republicans, voted for legislation Friday night to address the tens of thousands of Central Americans _ many of them minors _ streaming across the nation’s southern border. The Republican legislation would provide more money for...
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 10:42 PM
The House on Friday passed legislation aimed at curbing President Obama's use of executive authority to slow deportations of young people who arrived here as children.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 10:38 PM
House Republicans overcame divisions within their own party and voted Friday night to pass a $694 million bill aimed at addressing the recent surge of migrants on the southern border.
By David M. Drucker | 08/01/14 10:33 PM
House Republicans decided that the tail had wagged the dog long enough.
By Ed Sykes | 08/01/14 04:13 PM
President Obama is not too happy with House Republicans as Congress prepares for its summer recess.
08/01/14 03:33 PM
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans pushed legislation on Friday that could clear the way for eventual deportation of more than 500,000 immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally as kids and could address the surge of immigrants at the U.S.-Mexico border. Yet President Barack Obama said they made...
By Ed Sykes | 08/01/14 03:21 PM
"We shouldn't be gone for five weeks with something this important left unresolved."
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/01/14 02:52 PM
It was a busy week on Capitol Hill. Just before leaving for their five-week summer recess, the Senate passed a bill overhauling the Veterans' Affairs department and a bill replenishing the Highway Trust Fund until May 2015.
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