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Elise Foley

After Leaving Immigration Out Of Funding Fight, Republicans Vow To Block It Next Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 12.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans may largely have given up on killing the president's immigration executive actions this week as part of a government funding...

Here's How Republicans Could Defuse The Immigration Issue

AP | NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 01.23.2015 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — Republicans in search of a way to oppose President Barack Obama's moves on immigration without alienating the nation's fast-growing po...

Jennifer Bendery

House Appropriations Committee Confirms Congress Can't Defund Obama's Immigration Action

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 11.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House Appropriations Committee confirmed Thursday what some people are already figuring out: Republicans don't have the ability to d...

Elise Foley

Conservatives Warn That GOP Must Act On Immigration, Not Just Attack Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.11.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of huge wins for the Republican Party in the 2014 elections, conservatives in favor of immigration reform are warning their ...

Elise Foley

Obama Pledges Immigration Executive Order By End Of Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama showed no signs of backing down from executive action on immigration reform on Wednesday, despite a Republican wa...

Elise Foley

Marco Rubio Ramps Up Hard-Line Rhetoric Amid Border Crisis

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In recent days, as concern and anger have spiked over the flow of undocumented children along the nation's southern border, Republicans ...

Republicans May Need 'Another White House Beat-Down' Before Acting On Immigration

AP | By NICHOLAS RICCARDI | Posted 08.13.2014 | Politics

DENVER (AP) — House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's startling primary loss this week to a tea party-backed opponent illustrates how the GOP finds itse...

Elise Foley

Mitch McConnell: Immigration Reform Not Happening In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday threw cold water on the idea that immigration reform could be revived this yea...

Here's Why Republicans Are Blaming Obama Over Immigration Reform

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are starting to lay the blame on President Barack Obama if an overhaul of the nation's broken immigration system fails...

GOP Rep. Challenges Party On Key Issue

Reuters | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

By John Whitesides CERES, Calif., Nov 26 (Reuters) - For most Republicans in the U.S. Congress, a large gathering of Hispanic voters t...

Joe Biden Encourages Immigration Fasters: 'We Are Going To Win This'

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden has visited a tent on the National Mall to show his support for immigration activists on the 11th day of ...

Top Dem: Boehner Lets Tea Party 'Call The Shots'

The Huffington Post | Shadee Ashtari | Posted 11.20.2013 | Politics

Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) holds House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) responsible for the failure of immigra...

Immigration Reform Is Alive and Kicking on Capitol Hill

David Leopold | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
David Leopold

Is common sense breaking out on Capitol Hill? That might be too much to ask for. But at least the GOP leadership seems to be taking a hard look at political reality. Here are four big reasons why an immigration overhaul is likely to happen by the end of the year.

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...

Former GOP Official: Immigration Reform Will Lead To Mark Of The Beast, 'End Times'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 08.06.2013 | Politics

Cathie Adams served as chair of the Texas Republican Party for the larger part of a year between 2009 and 2010. Now she's railing against immigration ...

Elise Foley

Immigration Activists Arrested

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- About 40 immigrant-rights activists and leaders walked onto the street in front of a House office building Thursday, sat down and refuse...

Elise Foley

GOP Rep Blasts Steve King, Blames Media For Covering His Comments

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 07.24.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Raúl Labrador (R-Idaho) went after the media on Wednesday for its coverage of remarks by Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa), saying reporter...

That Awkward Moment When The Tea Party Rally Gets Overtly Racist

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.19.2013 | Politics

Earlier this week, tea party activists and GOP lawmakers gathered near the Capitol to rail against an immigration reform bill passed by the Senate. ...

Michele Bachmann: Time To Give Obama A 'Spanking'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics

Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-Minn.) dished out an oddly phrased and factually challenged takedown of President Barack Obama in a recent interview, claimin...

Republican Voters Favor Immigration Reform: Poll

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 07.10.2013 | Politics

Most Republican voters are concerned that an immigration bill might not solve border security problems, but they're more confident when asked about le...

Poll Reveals Obvious Issue That Republicans Continue To Ignore

The Huffington Post | Posted 07.02.2013 | Latino Voices

Those who’ve been saying immigration reform insults Latino voters should take a look at this poll. A poll of Hispanic voters released Monday by ...

Marco Rubio Faces 'Weasel' Accusation From GOP Colleague

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Rep. Dana Rohrabacher (R-Calif.) sees Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) as an untrustworthy and dishonest leader of the Republican effort on immigration refor...

Elise Foley

Mark Zuckerberg-Backed Group Reaches Out To Limbaugh, Hannity Fans

HuffingtonPost.com | Elise Foley | Posted 05.30.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans for a Conservative Direction, a wing of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg's political group FWD.us, is airing an ad on conserva...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Lawmaker Blasts Senate Immigration 'Amnesty Bill'

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) has never been one to mince words when he disagrees with a piece of legislation. But the congressman found a fe...

Bipartisan Push Blunts GOP Rebranding

Reuters | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

(Repeats with no changes to story) * Leaders hoped to appeal to Latino voters after 2012 defeat * Traditional opposition...