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Some Senate Democrats Balk At Obama's Unilateral Immigration Approach

Reuters | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

By Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, Nov 19 (Reuters) - Several Democratic senators are uncomfortable with President Barack Obama's decision ...

Elise Foley

Top Senate Democrats Stand Behind Obama On Immigration | Elise Foley | Posted 11.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans threaten to do whatever they can to block President Barack Obama from reforming the immigration system without Congress, ...

Elise Foley

Democrats Say Obama Must 'Go Big' On Immigration Relief | Elise Foley | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As Republicans threaten obstruction, lawsuits and even impeachment if the president acts on his own on immigration, Democrats urged him ...

Akbar Shahid Ahmed

Democrats Don't Represent Women Like Us, Immigrant Advocates Say | Akbar Shahid Ahmed | Posted 09.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform advocates held a rally Friday outside a major women's event in Washington to accuse the president and other Democrats...

Obama Faces Potential Rifts With Democrats In Mounting Immigration Fight

AP | JULIE PACE and ERICA WERNER | Posted 10.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is facing potential rifts with members of his own party in tough re-election contests as he barrels toward ...

Sam Stein

Boehner Won't Get Help Passing House GOP Border Bill, Top Dem Says | Sam Stein | Posted 08.28.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Moments after House Republicans unveiled the outlines of a bill on Wednesday to deal with the influx of unaccompanied minors on the nati...

Elise Foley

House Dems Introduce Dead-On-Arrival Immigration Bill | Elise Foley | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats unveiled their immigration reform bill on Wednesday in the midst of the government shutdown, in an attempt to pressure R...

Friday Talking Points -- Wedgies for All!

Chris Weigant | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Wedgie: When a political party's "wedge" issue turns on them and instead of dividing the other party, begins to divide their own.

We've Always Played Politics With Immigration

Chris Weigant | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

America goes through these grand debates every generation or so, and what remains constant is that both sides in the fight can be counted upon to accuse the other side of "playing politics" with the immigration issue. This has, indeed already begun.

Elise Foley

John Boehner Refuses To Say If He Supports Path To Citizenship | Elise Foley | Posted 11.10.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) said Thursday that comprehensive immigration reform would be a priority in the next Congress, but on...

Influential Congressman Praises Democrats On Immigration, Slams Republicans

Posted 09.06.2012 | Latino Voices

By Rocio Gonzalez, VOXXI On the second day of the Democratic National Convention, Rep. Luis Gutierrez took the podium to celebrate President Barack...

Democrats Prepare For Immigration Reform Without GOP Support

Roll Call | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Senate Democrats appear dead set on moving comprehensive immigration reform this year even if it comes without GOP support, and they began laying the ...

Republicans Push Immigration Measure To Take Focus Off Health Care

McClatchy | William Douglas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Immigration, an issue placed on the congressional backburner by attempts to revamp the nation's health care system, is percolating again as Republican...