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1 hr ago | The Washington Post

Only the White House is talking about a government shutdown, Ted Cruz says

The other potential 2016 presidential candidates who spoke at the Americans for Prosperity conference this weekend - including Texas Gov. Rick Perry and Sen. Rand Paul - were outshone by Sen. Ted Cruz , whose raucous, rabble-rousing speech centered on a hawkish foreign policy, repealing the Affordable Care Act, defending constitutional rights and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Rick Perry, US Governors, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Texas Government, Texas

5 hrs ago | RecordNET

Book chronicles Latinos' history of service in Congress

And for most of the 1800s, Latino land owners, whose properties became part of U.S. continental expansion, served as territorial delegates.

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8 hrs ago | KTVK Phoenix

McCain talks on ISIS, immigration reform

Sen. John McCain sat down with reporters Javier Soto and Kaley O'Kelley Friday morning to discuss ISIS and immigration reform in Arizona.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John McCain, US Senate, Republican

12 hrs ago | Christian Science Monitor

Calif. lawmakers ban plastic bags, struggle to cope with drought

California 's lawmakers ended a two-year session on Saturday with a package of bills that reflected deep disagreement over pressing issues including undocumented migrants, the social safety net, and measures to cope with a severe drought.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, US News, Jerry Brown, US Governors

16 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Obama immigration delay a pre-election curveball

Demonstrators are arrested outside the White House in Washington on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 during a rally calling for President Barack Obama to stop deportations of migrants in the country illegally and to make a decision on how to provide relief for immigrant families.

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19 hrs ago | Democracy Now

As 145 Arrested in White House Protest, Rep. Luis Gutierrez...

Immigrants and their allies held protests in more than a dozen cities Thursday to mark what they called the National Day to Fight for Families.

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Related Topix: US House of Representatives, US Politics, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, US News, Liberal Political News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

The Washington Post

5White House suggests delay on immigration reform

The White House has signaled that President Obama's pledge to reform the nation's immigration system could happen later than the end of the summer, a deadline it set earlier this year.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Mark Begich

Mail on Sunday

29-stone 'martial arts expert' facing eviction from his housing...

Burning Man lives up to its name: Seventy-foot heads are set ablaze in spectacular pyrotechnic display as festival finally ignites ISIS in Mexico? Feds DENY watchdog group's claim that the terror group is operating in Juarez and plans to cross the porous border to commit 'imminent' car-bomb attacks on US targets 'Barney Fife is in charge': Obama ... (more)

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Business Journal

Obama taps Sarah Saldana to head Immigration and Customs Enforcement

Sarah SaldaA a, United States Attorney for the Northern District of Texas, laying out the charges against John Wiley Price and others in a multi-year investigation.

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WYMG-FM Springfield

Durbin Says President Should Take Unilateral Action on Immigration Reform

With no action on the problem of Central American children turning up at the U.S. border likely to come from Congress, U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin says it's up to the president to act on his own.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Senator Dick Durbin, US News, Kids, Family

The Baltimore Sun

Equality Maryland head arrested at immigration reform rally

Carrie Evans, the executive director of Equality Maryland, was arrested at an immigration reform rally in Washington on Thursday afternoon, the state's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender organization said.

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ComputerWorld

Hillary Clinton wants a global pact on surveillance and data collection

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called for a "global compact" on surveillance and the use of collected data, saying the U.S. isn't the only country that does it and American technology companies are unfairly targeted for the government's actions.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

KBOI-AM Boise

Immigration Sit-In Outside White House Results in About 100 Arrests

For the second time in a month, progressive activists disillusioned with the Obama administration's immigration policies intentionally had themselves arrested outside the White House in what they called an act of "civil disobedience."

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New York Post

Obama sets no timeline for action on immigration

With a self-imposed deadline looming, President Barack Obama said Thursday he still intends to act on his own to change immigration policies but stopped short of reiterating his past vows to act by end of summer.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

Nanaimo Daily News

No. 2 House Republican faces unlikely challenge from immigrant farm worker

This July 31, 2014 file photo shows House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Kevin McCarthy, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Eric Cantor, Agriculture, Science, 2012 Presidential Election

KSFO AM 560

Prospect of Another DC Shutdown Looms over Immigration Showdown

The prospect of another economically and politically crippling government shutdown looms over President Obama's talk of taking executive action on immigration next month and Republican threats to thwart him by blocking certain funding measures.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Barack Obama, Democrat, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

WCNC-TV Charlotte

Consumers deal with insurance deadline, site glitches

Consumers deal with insurance deadline, site glitches Consumers deal with insurance deadline, site glitches Check out this story on WCNC.com: http://www.wcnc.com/story/news/local/2014/08/28/consumers-deal-with-insurance-deadline-site-glitches/14725829/ Hundreds of thousands of people risk losing their new health insurance policies if they don't ... (more)

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Related Topix: Healthcare Law, Law, Medicaid, Health, Medicare

Yahoo!

In town halls, U.S. lawmakers hear voter anger over illegal migrants

When Republican Rep. Jeb Hensarling sat down with colleagues and constituents at a recent Chamber of Commerce lunch in Dallas, the first question he faced was whether Congress planned to address immigration policy and a burgeoning border crisis.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Representative Tom Cotton, Illegal Immigration

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Nanaimo Daily News

US immigration judges' union advocates for independent court to rule on deportations

The federal immigration court system should be separated from the Justice Department and operated independently of federal law enforcement, the top two leaders of the immigration judges' union said Wednesday.

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KRQE Albuquerque

Fired dairy worker accused in brutal attack

Chaves County Deputies say two brothers accused of beating and stabbing a man at a New Mexico dairy are illegal immigrants who acted out because one had been fired.

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Related Topix: Chaves County, NM, Illegal Immigration, US News

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