By Becket Adams | 09/09/14 09:08 AM
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.
By Rebecca Berg | 09/09/14 08:50 AM
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.
By David M. Drucker | 09/08/14 04:01 PM
Republican strategists agree with President Obama: The surge of immigrant children at the border this summer changed the politics of immigration dramatically.
By Byron York | 09/08/14 08:40 PM
Immigration reform would have to wait for 2010. And then 2011. And then 2012. And then 2013. And now 2014.
By Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 11:13 PM
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.
By Brian Hughes | 09/08/14 02:53 PM
"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."
By Steve Doty | 09/08/14 02:04 PM
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.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 06:21 PM
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.
By Hugh Hewitt | 09/07/14 05:26 PM
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.
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 03:33 PM
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.
09/07/14 03:02 PM
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...
By David M. Drucker | 09/07/14 01:23 PM
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.
09/06/14 08:02 PM
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....
By Brian Hughes | 09/06/14 07:44 PM
President Obama claimed in an interview Saturday that the border crisis, not the November elections, made him recalculate when to unveil his blueprint.
09/06/14 01:00 PM
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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