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McCain, Democrats Puncture Latest Terror Ad Against Michelle Nunn

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Democrats think the latest Senate ad from Georgia contender David Perdue is "shameful," but they were entertained to note that some leading Republican...

Before the Congressional Recess: Two Steps Forward, Three Steps Back

Frank Islam | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Frank Islam

Legislating for a core constituency is passing a totally partisan bill that sends a message to a targeted group but has virtually no chance of implementation. Legislating for the country is passing a bipartisan bill directed at solving problems confronting the nation and its citizens.

GOP Still Struggles To Find Immigration Strategy

AP | By CHARLES BABINGTON | Posted 10.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans can't figure out what to do about illegal immigration as the 2016 presidential campaign is starting to heat up and jus...

Elise Foley

Obama On Border Crisis: House Bill 'Extreme And Unworkable'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama criticized House Republicans on Friday for planning to pass "the most extreme and unworkable versions of a bill t...

Obama Calls For Unconditional Release Of Captured Israeli Soldier

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama took questions during a briefing at the White House on Friday, where he addressed the situation in Israel. Obama reiterated ...

GOP Admits It's Hypocritical To Sue Obama Yet Urge Him To Act Alone On Border Crisis

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.01.2014 | Politics

A pair of House Republicans admitted on Friday that it made little sense to sue President Barack Obama over executive overreach and, at the same time,...

Top Republican Expects House To Pass Border Bill

Reuters | Posted 09.26.2014 | Politics

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, July 27 (Reuters) - John Cornyn of Texas, the No. 2 Republican in the U.S. Senate, said on Sunday he ex...

GOP House Moves On Controversial Border Bill

AP | MATTHEW DALY | Posted 08.19.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled House on Tuesday approved a bill that would allow the Border Patrol to circumvent more than a dozen envir...

Senate Approves $600 Million Border Bill

AP | JIM ABRAMS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate agreed Thursday to add $600 million to the effort to stop the flow of illegal immigrants across the U.S. Mexican border....

Obama's Border Plan Doesn't Include Money For Already Overwhelmed Courts

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

PHOENIX — President Barack Obama's $600 million border security plan seems to have it all: More than 1,000 agents, seven gunrunner teams, five F...