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Jared Polis Trolls Steve King Over 'Cantaloupe Calves'

HuffingtonPost.com | David McCabe | Posted 07.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jared Polis (D-Colo.) had some fun on Wednesday, poking fun at Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) over the Republican's now-infamous comment ...

Elise Foley

House Skips Another Chance For Immigration Vote

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been 11 months since the Senate approved a sweeping immigration overhaul. In the House, meanwhile, comprehensive immigration reform...

Elise Foley

On Immigration Reform, Chamber And Evangelicals Have A Lot Of Bark But Little Bite

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the 2012 election, Republicans were supposed to have a wakeup call on immigration. The party lost the Latino vote badly, and it se...

Elise Foley

Steve King To Dreamers: 'We Have A Bus For You To Tijuana'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats are going after immigration hardliners -- including Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) -- for their remarks against undocumented young p...

John Boehner: 'That's Not Amnesty'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.03.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) flatly rejected on Monday the idea that his proposed immigration reform are "amnesty" -- a word that's considered ...

Elise Foley

Dem Goes Off On 'Do-Nothing Congress'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) went after his Republican colleagues at a House Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday for focusing on the "...

Elise Foley

Progressive Groups Target Nancy Pelosi On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Three progressive groups are going after House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) in an effort to jump-start immigration reform as ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Pelosi Slams House GOP 'Excuses' On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) blasted House Republicans Thursday for saying they couldn't act on immigration reform unti...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Immigration Reform 'Needs To Get Done,' But It's Obama's Fault If It Doesn't

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) laid down a line Thursday on immigration reform: the president must prove he will enforce immigratio...

Elise Foley

The Man Who Kept Immigration Reform Alive

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

Eliseo Medina fasted for 22 days on the National Mall in support of immigration reform. (Win McNamee/Getty Images) Eliseo Medina is a relentles...

Elise Foley

Obama Doesn't Rule Out Executive Action On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama didn't rule out taking some sort of executive action on deportations, saying Friday he is still "modestly optimis...

Elise Foley

Joe Biden Keeps The Faith On Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden vowed Wednesday that the comprehensive immigration reform bill passed by the Senate would become law, even as h...

Obama: Some Republicans Have 'Gotta Be Embarrassed'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama said Thursday that he thinks many House Republicans, including Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio), want to pass immigr...

Dreamer Leaves D.C. To Fight Deportations

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.04.2013 | Politics

Undocumented activist Erika Andiola told HuffPost Live on Wednesday that she left her job as a congressional staffer for Rep. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.)...

Elise Foley

House Republican Shames GOP: 'You're Elected To Be A Leader'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.), who was the first GOP House member to sign on to a Democrat-led comprehensive immigration reform bill, said...

Political Odd Couples Should Pair Up for the Bipartisan Immigration Reform Party

Brent A. Wilkes | Posted 12.31.2013 | Politics
Brent A. Wilkes

This duo of new leaders are proof that bipartisan immigration reform with an earned path to citizenship for the 11 million undocumented immigrants can happen, if only their parties' leadership teams let it come to the House floor for a vote.

GOP Rep. Meeting With Obama

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 12.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — WASHINGTON (AP) — Prospects for comprehensive immigration legislation this year grew murkier on the eve of an all-out push by a c...

Elise Foley

Democrat Says Others Have Warned Against Working With GOP On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-Ill.) said this week that some Democrats are trying to undermine his and others' work with Republicans on immigra...

Elise Foley

Democrats Reject House GOP Immigration Approach

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.23.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats said on Wednesday that a piecemeal approach to immigration reform isn't going to win their support because they don't tr...

Elise Foley

Obama Challenges House On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama vowed Thursday to restart his push for comprehensive immigration reform this year after a bruising fight on gover...

Elise Foley

House Democrats Arrested In Immigration Reform Protest

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Eight Democratic members of Congress joined with activists on Tuesday to block a street in view of the Capitol, an attempt to reignite i...

Elise Foley

House Dems Introduce Dead-On-Arrival Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

House Republicans Quietly Work On Immigration Reform

AP | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

BY ERICA WERNER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — Immigration overhaul legislation has been dormant in the House for months, but a few Republica...

Elise Foley

Key House Democrat Says Immigration Plan Won't Progress Without GOP Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.28.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Democrats insisted on Friday that their plan to introduce a version of the Senate-passed comprehensive immigration bill was an imp...

Elise Foley

Undocumented Immigrant Population May Be Growing

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 09.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The undocumented immigrant population rose to an estimated 11.7 million in 2012, up from 11.5 million one year before, according to a Pe...