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Elise Foley

House's Homeland Security Plan Will Undo Obama Executive Action On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.09.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans are set to vote next week on a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security that will be coupled with a number of...

Sam Stein

RNC Chairman Softens Push For Comprehensive Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 11.07.2014 | Politics

After the 2012 elections, Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, asked his team to complete what was dubbed an "autopsy re...

John McCain 'Pleads' With Obama Not To Act Unilaterally On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday implored President Barack Obama not to take unilateral action on deportations and to instead give Republicans a...

Lindsey Graham: Marco Rubio 'Not Quite Ready' To Be President, But I Am

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 10.03.2014 | Politics

Et tu, Lindsey Graham? The GOP senator from South Carolina unloaded on fellow Sen. Marco Rubio in a recent interview, telling The Weekly Standard t...

GOP Panics, Attacks DREAMers and Border Children

Ryan Campbell | Posted 10.04.2014 | Latino Voices
Ryan Campbell

The very fact that Republicans were meeting during what was supposed to be a recess means that, despite the fact we've known about the border crisis for some time, a panic switch had been thrown.

Congress Takes a Holiday! (And Haven't They Earned It?)

Rick Horowitz | Posted 10.02.2014 | Politics
Rick Horowitz

Doing nothing is hard work! ...

Sam Stein

Boehner Won't Get Help Passing House GOP Border Bill, Top Dem Says

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

Mario Diaz-Balart Concedes Defeat On Immigration, For Now

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of the biggest Republican supporters of comprehensive immigration reform in the House has finally given up. Rep. Mario Diaz-Bala...

Elise Foley

Bob Goodlatte: Dreamers Should Be Stripped Of Protections

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) distanced himself on Thursday from previous discussions on allowing young undocumented immigrants who came to...

Elise Foley

John Boehner: Obama, Not Cantor Loss, Killed Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.13.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) didn't do much on Thursday to dispel the notion that immigration reform is dead -- he just disputed ...

Elise Foley

Steve King Wins Yet Again

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Republicans gave more ammunition on Thursday to Democrats who claim they're letting hard-liner Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) lead the p...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Attacked From All Sides On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.29.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. -- House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) faced two competing attacks on Wednesday near his home district in Richmond. The first: Tha...

Elise Foley

Steve King Challenges Chuck Schumer To A Duel

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) challenged Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) to a duel -- or, at least, a metaphorical one -- over immigration reform...

Elise Foley

Jorge Ramos Goes After John Boehner On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) received a blunt question on Thursday from prominent Latino journalist Jorge Ramos: "Why are you blo...

Elise Foley

Haley Barbour Defends John Boehner On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R), a conservative supporter of immigration reform, expressed full confidence on Thursday that Ho...

Elise Foley

Immigration Not On House GOP Agenda For Spring

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Immigration reform still isn't on the agenda for the House GOP, according to a memo sent Friday by Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) t...

John Boehner Mocks GOP For Resisting Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics

House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) criticized his GOP colleagues at an event in his district on Thursday for resisting immigration reform, the Cincin...

Obama: Immigration Reform Will 'Haunt' Congress

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

President Barack Obama warned Congress during an interview aired Thursday that the issue of immigration isn't going away, even if lawmakers refuse to ...

Elise Foley

Eric Cantor Reminds Everyone That He And Obama Don't Agree On Immigration Reform

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A year after a comprehensive immigration reform bill was introduced in the Senate, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) made it cle...

Jennifer Bendery

Nancy Pelosi Signals Discharge Petition Coming On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) suggested Tuesday that Democrats will move forward with a discharge petition aimed at pres...

Congress Unlikely To Get Anything Done On Immigration, Trade This Year

AP | By DAVID ESPO | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Little more than a week after Groundhog Day, the evidence is mounting that lawmakers have all but wrapped up their most consequent...

Steve King Has Another Reason To Block Immigration Reform

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 12.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), who has made blocking comprehensive immigration reform one of his key priorities, said Thursday that a fight over the issue ...

Elise Foley

House Democrats Single Out GOP Hardliners On Immigration

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Reps. Joe Garcia (D-Fla.) and Jared Polis (D-Colo.) singled out in a letter on Monday eight of the House Republicans who are most oppose...

Elise Foley

House Democrats To Obama: It's Time To Halt Deportations

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Twenty-nine House Democratic members sent a letter to President Barack Obama on Thursday calling for him to halt deportations, arguing t...

Capitol Police Officer Raises Voice At Immigration Protesters: 'Comprende?'

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

A Capitol police officer got testy with immigration reform advocates -- including children -- on Thursday when they were singing outside the office of...