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.
By Sean Lengell | 08/01/14 02:43 PM
A revamped House Republican leadership faced its first real challenge after support for its border security bill collapsed, forcing the team to regroup and try again before rolling out a second plan Friday morning.
By Paul Bedard | 08/01/14 01:02 PM
Activists angered with undocumented minors swarming over the U.S.-Mexico border plan to invade town hall meetings House members are planning during the five-week congressional recess.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/01/14 12:30 PM
Many House immigration hawks are praising the new version of the immigration legislation that is expected to get a vote Friday. But not all of them.
By Susan Ferrechio | 08/01/14 11:28 AM
A day after pulling legislation from the floor, House lawmakers have hashed out a second plan to pass a supplemental border bill today that will provide President Obama money to deal with the migrant surge on the border.
By Betsy Woodruff | 08/01/14 10:26 AM
A key House Republican who did not support a GOP bill to address the border crisis had three problems with it.
By Becket Adams | 08/01/14 09:45 AM
"Are we going to go into recess?" Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., asked as she stepped into a crowded U.S. Capitol elevator with Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas. "We don't know what will happen."
By Susan Crabtree | 08/01/14 08:54 AM
House GOP leaders gave Democrats a softball shot at turning their words against them to support more executive actions on immigration from President Obama amid disarray on the border-emergency spending bill.
By Lisa Ruhl | 08/01/14 08:01 AM
All eyes are on the House of Representatives today. The lawmakers were slated to leave for their August recess Thursday night but were called back into action until they hold a vote on the immigration bill addressing the surge of migrants at the U.S. border.
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 06:23 PM
House lawmakers will huddle Thursday night and Friday to try to rework spending legislation that would provide President Obama with additional money to deal with a surge in unaccompanied minors on the border.
By Betsy Woodruff and David M. Drucker | 07/31/14 05:52 PM
Republicans frustrated over the last-minute collapse of support for a border bill have been blaming Texas Sen. Ted Cruz. But it turns out they may have the wrong Republican senator in their sights.
07/31/14 05:15 PM
DALLAS (AP) — An apparent decline in the number of unaccompanied children entering the United States illegally means Dallas County will not take in any kids despite an earlier offer to do so, the county's top elected official said Thursday. Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said that his earlier...
By Susan Ferrechio | 07/31/14 04:20 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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