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Senate Immigration Deal To Go For Vote Monday

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate is set to hold its first vote Monday on a broad amendment that addresses border security and other GOP concerns with the comp...

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Big Step Forward For Senate Immigration Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate Judiciary Committee approved the bipartisan "gang of eight" immigration bill on Tuesday in a 13 to 5 vote after a marathon fi...

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Bad News For Immigration Amendment On LGBT Couples

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) had to make what the New York senator called an "excruciating" decision on Tuesday...

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Patrick Leahy Has Tough Words For Chuck Grassley

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) chastised some of his Republican colleagues on Monday for saying immigration r...

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Top Senator: Immigration Talks Moving Too Slowly

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 03.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) expressed frustration on Wednesday with the pace of immigration talks, issuing a stat...

Liberal Dem, Grateful Dead Fan Stays At Forefront Of Big Fights

AP | ANDREW MIGA | Posted 03.04.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For nearly four decades, Sen. Patrick Leahy has captured official Washington going about its business – and pleasures – in p...

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Senate Democrats: Immigration System 'Is Not Fair'

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Four Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee will call for fixing what they call "unnecessarily punitive" aspects of the immigration...