iOS app Android app

Entries by Elise Foley from 12/2011

Newt Gingrich Pledges To Build Double Fence Along Entire Mexico Border

Posted 12.01.2011 | Politics

As other candidates attack him for being too soft on unauthorized immigration, Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich signed a pledge on Thur...

Luis Gutierrez: Undocumented Immigrants Should Carry Documents Proving Ties To U.S.

Posted 12.02.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) urged undocumented immigrants on Friday to carry copies of documents that can prove their strong ties to th...

Michele Bachmann And Ron Paul Say They'll Pick Up Herman Cain Supporters

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- GOP presidential hopefuls Michele Bachmann and Ron Paul reacted Sunday to fellow candidate Herman Cain suspending his campaign, each say...

John McCain: Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico Could Be 'Up For Grabs' In 2012

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said Sunday that Republicans should tread carefully on the issue of immigration so they do not alienate Latin...

Michele Bachmann: Occupy Wall Street Wants Other People To 'Pay For Their Stuff'

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican presidential candidate Michele Bachmann doubled down on Sunday on her criticism of Occupy Wall Street, saying the movement is...

Payroll Tax Cut Plan Will Be Unveiled Monday, Democratic Senator Says

Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kent Conrad (D-N.D.) said Sunday that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) will offer a new plan to extend the payroll tax br...

Luther Strange, Alabama AG, Argues Against Denying Water Under Immigration Law

Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

Alabama government workers should not inquire about residents' immigration status under the state's immigration law during certain "business transacti...

Alabama AG Luther Strange Recommends Repealing Parts Of State Immigration Law

Posted 12.06.2011 | Politics

As Alabama Democrats gather support for a full repeal of the state's immigration law, the Republican attorney general called on Tuesday for state legi...

House Members To DHS: Immigration Facilities Should Be Included In Prison Rape-Prevention Rules

Posted 12.07.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A bipartisan group of House members is urging the Obama administration this week to apply the same rape-prevention measures to immigrant...

Rick Santorum: Undocumented Immigrants Are All Law-Breakers

Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

GOP Presidential candidate Rick Santorum, a former senator from Pennsylvania, took a hard line on unauthorized immigration during a Wednesday campaign...

Jose Antonio Vargas Removed From Mitt Romney Event

Posted 12.09.2011 | Latino Voices

Journalist-turned-activist Jose Antonio Vargas was escorted by police from a Mitt Romney media event on Friday, after he attempted to ask a question a...

Alabama Immigration Law Might Change After Governor's Review

Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley said on Friday that he is working with lawmakers on a bill to revise the state's immigration law, after concerns were rais...

Immigration Authorities Release Alabama Woman After Appeal To Janet Napolitano

Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration officials released an undocumented Alabama woman from custody on Thursday, about four hours after a Democratic congressman t...

Ron Paul's Gingrich Attack Ad Cites Phony Figures

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

Ron Paul's new ad attacking Newt Gingrich exaggerates Gingrich's net worth when he left Congress in 1998. The ad, released Sunday, calls Gingrich...

Newt Gingrich's Past Immigration Statements Shed Light On His Current Positions

Posted 12.13.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Long before he was a GOP presidential candidate, Newt Gingrich knocked the Bush administration for its effort to ensure all workers -- r...

Rick Santorum Pleads With Anti-Abortion Iowans To Vote For Him

Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

DES MOINES, Iowa -- As his poll numbers continue to languish, Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum pleaded with a room of anti-abortion vot...

Rick Santorum: Cut Heating Assistance, Unemployment Benefits

Posted 12.15.2011 | Politics

HOLSTEIN, Iowa -- Republican presidential hopeful Rick Santorum said on Thursday he would end federal assistance for heating bills and cut down on une...

GOP Debate: The Second Tier Makes Its Final Pitch

Posted 12.16.2011 | Politics

SIOUX CITY, Iowa -- In the final Republican debate before the Iowa caucuses on Jan. 3, the candidates who are mired in second-tier status tried as bes...

Mitt Romney Super PAC Ad Attacking Gingrich Sticks In The Minds Of Iowa Voters

Posted 12.19.2011 | Politics

CLEAR LAKE, Iowa -- If Iowa voters are thinking about Newt Gingrich these days, there's a good chance that one word in particular is coming to mind. ...

Ron Paul Brings Out Older Voters In Iowa

Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Ron Paul proved he could draw crowds of college students. Now he's going for their grandparents. On an eight-city tour of eas...

Ron Paul Makes Appeal To Iowa Moderates And Undecided Voters

Posted 12.28.2011 | Politics

WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- As Ron Paul falls behind Mitt Romney in the polls, he is attempting to win over moderates and undecided voters, telling them ...

Many Ron Paul Supporters Ignore, Dismiss Newsletter Controversy

Posted 12.29.2011 | Politics

PERRY, Iowa -- Ron Paul is still catching heat for the newsletters published under his name in the 1980s and '90s, which had harsh words for wide swat...

Iowa 2012: The Race For Third

Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Nearly every Republican presidential candidate wants to win in Iowa on Jan. 3. But as the caucuses grow nearer, some are fightin...

Rick Santorum On Earmarks: It's 'A Compliment To Be Attacked'

Posted 12.30.2011 | Politics

MARSHALLTOWN, Iowa -- Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum is on the receiving end of attacks this week from fellow candidate Rick Perry, f...

Mitt Romney Says Immigration 'Dream Act' Would Get Veto From Him

Posted 12.31.2011 | Politics

OTTUMWA, Iowa -- Mitt Romney said Saturday that he would veto the Dream Act, a bill that would provide legal status to some undocumented immigrants wh...