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Entries by Elise Foley from 11/2011

Undocumented Immigrant Forced To Return To Detention After Surgery, Family Says

Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Balal Parveez, a 22-year-old born in Pakistan, underwent a chest surgery on Thursday. No family members were there to comfort him afterw...

Undocumented Immigrant Released From Detention, Pushing For Reform

Posted 11.01.2011 | Politics

After protests across the country pressed Immigration and Customs Enforcement to free Shamir Ali, the 25-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant was released b...

House Republicans Move Forward With Subpoena Effort On Immigration

Posted 11.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans on the immigration subcommittee voted on Wednesday to authorize a subpoena of the Obama administration over its deport...

Ron Paul Says He May Not Support Another GOP Nominee

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) said on Sunday he will not necessarily endorse another GOP candidate if he doe...

John Boehner: Obama Relationship Has Become 'Frosty'

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The relationship between House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and President Barack Obama has been "frosty" over the past two weeks, the s...

Jon Huntsman On Herman Cain Sexual Harassment Allegations: Information Must Come Out

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman said fellow contender Herman Cain should release more information about his settlements f...

Jon Huntsman On Romney Flip-Flops: White House Or Waffle House?

Posted 11.06.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman doubled down on Sunday on his criticism of front-runner Mitt Romney, saying the former Ma...

Russell Pearce Recall Election: Arizona Immigration Law Architect Defeated By Jerry Lewis

Posted 11.08.2011 | Politics

State Sen. Russell Pearce, the controversial architect of Arizona's immigration law, was voted out of office on Tuesday evening in a special recall el...

Latino Voters: Obama Leads Going Into 2012, GOP Faces Backlash On Immigration

Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama still holds significant leads among likely Latino voters over Republican candidates for the 2012 election, partia...

Michele Bachmann Income Tax Plan: Everyone Should Pay Two Happy Meals' Worth (VIDEO)

Posted 11.09.2011 | Politics

Michele Bachmann defended her plan to extend federal income tax to everyone, even if they pay as little as $10 per year. She said the current syst...

Same-Sex Couple Fights DOMA To Stay Together In U.S.

Posted 11.10.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- U.S. citizen Kelli Ryan and Lucy Truman, a citizen of the United Kingdom, have been together for a decade and legally married in the Uni...

Congress Can't Get Act Together For Yacht Race Bill

Posted 11.11.2011 | Politics

Congress has already lost support from the 99 percent -- now they're inconveniencing the remaining one. In a strange confluence of Congressional ev...

GOP Debate: Jon Huntsman On Afghanistan Says 'It's Time To Come Home'

Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

Jon Huntsman differed from the other candidates on Afghanistan during the GOP debate in South Carolina Saturday night, saying he believes troop levels...

Rick Perry Jokes About 'Oops' Moment At GOP Foreign Policy Debate In South Carolina

Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

During Saturday night's GOP debate, Rick Perry joked about his embarrassing Wednesday night debate moment, when he tried to list the three government ...

Herman Cain Criticizes Arab Spring At Republican Debate In South Carolina

Posted 11.12.2011 | Politics

Herman Cain said during Saturday night's GOP debate on foreign policy that President Barack Obama's reaction to the Arab Spring, the democratic uprisi...

Same-Sex Couples Face Stark Immigration Options, Especially For Older, Disabled Partners

Posted 11.19.2011 | Politics

Benjamin Anderson, 55, was born in the United States, served in the Coast Guard, and considers himself a strong patriot. He's moving to Italy next mon...

Democrats Visit Alabama To Push For End Of Immigration Law

Posted 11.21.2011 | Politics

A group of congressional Democrats gathered in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday to show support for a growing movement against the state's immigration law,...

Democrats Visit Alabama To Push For End Of Immigration Law

Posted 11.21.2011 | AOL

A group of congressional Democrats gathered in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday to show support for a growing movement against the state's immigration law,...

Joe Arpaio, Arizona Sheriff, Endorses Rick Perry

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

Controversial Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio announced on Tuesday he will officially endorse Texas Governor Rick Perry for the Republican presidential nom...

Republicans Should 'Shut Up' On Immigration If They Want To Win Latino Voters, Pollster Says

Posted 11.29.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans could be hurting their general election chances by calling for mass deportations of undocumented immigrants and vowing not t...

Democrats Say Secure Communities Needs More Safeguards Against Racial Profiling

Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) took a moment on Wednesday to question a congressional witness about how he moved to the United States from Mex...