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2 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Dems Hagan, Nunn, Grimes among big winners in Senate campaign fundraising

Donors gave big money to a trio of Democratic women running in battleground U.S. Senate races between January and March, a much-needed jolt of energy for Senate Democrats looking at an increasingly difficult path to holding their fragile majority in the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Senator Mark Begich, Georgia

6 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Putting the immigration debate in human terms

Former Gov. Jeb Bush has elicited the outrage of the anti-immigrant crowd with his recent comment that crossing illegally into the United States to find work to support one's family is an "act of love."

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law

10 hrs ago | KYTX-TV News

40 illegal immigrants in East Texas arrested by ICE during 3-day operation

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers arrested 40 convicted criminal illegal immigrants during a three-day operation which concluded Saturday.

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Related Topix: Prison, Texas, Illegal Immigration, US News

14 hrs ago | CNN

Should Obama use the power of his pen on immigration reform?

Obama will use his executive powers to push through reform. House Speaker John Boehner feels confident that doing so will tank what little support the President has among Republicans on immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Cornell University, New York University

Tue Apr 15, 2014

WHTC

Conservatives Rand Paul, Ted Cruz test U.S. presidential waters in New Hampshire

Conservative Republican Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz tested the 2016 presidential waters at an event on Saturday in the influential state of New Hampshire at which potential opponents from the more moderate wing of the party did not appear.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Senator Marco Rubio, US House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, Democrat, Senator Jeanne Shaheen

KBOI-AM Boise

No Executive Action on Immigration Overhaul

President Obama has no plans to enact unilateral immigration overhaul by executive action, faith leaders from across the country said Obama told them Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US News

The News Tribune

Immigration activists urge Obama to act boldly

This Sept. 12, 2103 file photo shows women linking their arms and sit in a circle to block the intersection of Independence Avenue SE and New Jersey Avenue SE outside the House of Representatives on Capitol Hill in Washingto to protest Congress' inaction on comprehensive and inclusive immigration reform.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama

The Town Talk

Voices: Obama deporter in chief? Not quite

Critics say he's ignored his responsibility to enforce the nation's laws and allowed undocumented immigrants to roam free.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, George Bush

National Public Radio

Obama To Faith Leaders: No Immigration Fix Planned

President Barack Obama has told religious leaders that he has no plans to make unilateral changes to the nation's immigration laws.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

CBS Local

DCCC Chair: 'We'd Rather Pass An Immigration Bill Than Worry About The Election'

Chair of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, Rep. Steve Israel, D-N.Y., speaks during day two of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena on Sept.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steve Israel, Greg Walden, Republican

Patch.com

Steve Israel: GOP Base has Elements 'Animated by Racism'

Rep. Steve Israel said on a Sunday talk show that "to a significant extent, the Republican base has elements that are animated by racism , and that's unfortunate."

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Greg Walden, Republican, US House of Representatives, State of the Union, New-Age

KSWO

Julian Castro, Dan Patrick to debate immigration

A prominent immigration reform advocate faces a prominent Republican hardliner on immigration reform Tuesday in a debate recorded for Spanish-language television stations statewide.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Dewhurst, Texas

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Man charged in Lexington shooting wanted by federal immigration enforcement

Lexington police arrested Gustavo Hernandez, 20, on Sunday in connection with the shooting, which occurred on Village Drive late Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Lexington, KY

Campus Bread

Immigration Reform: "Government Can Solve This"

Marvin Garcia Salas eats breakfast with his son Jesus, 4, in Chiapas, Mexico. Marvin was once an undocumented immigrant in the United States, where he had moved without his family to better support them.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Fortune

Massachusetts' clever immigration reform workaround

In America's battle to keep the foreign entrepreneurs it trains, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick has thrown down a massive gauntlet.

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Related Topix: Deval Patrick, US Governors

Democracy Now

Polk Winner on Afghanistan: Slain Journalists, Ghost Polls & Unresolved U.S. Ties to Deaths, Torture

Matthieu Aikins , Kabul-based journalist who just received the George Polk Award for his November 2013 Rolling Stone article, "The A-Team Killings."

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Related Topix: World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military, US Army, US News, Liberal Political News

Capitol Hill Blue

Racist, rabid-right Republicans

Nothing makes an ultra-conservative more nervous because while they scream and moan that they aren't bigots who hate blacks, other minorities, homosexuals and anyone else who doesn't fit their lilly-white view of the world, they know down deep that racism drives their narrow focus view of the world and guides just about everything they do.

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Related Topix: US News, Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, Barack Obama, State of the Union

Sun Apr 13, 2014

News Observer

2 long-shot Democrats challenging Kay Hagan: Ernest T. Reeves and Will Stewart

Sen. Kay Hagan has supported the federal health care law and called for comprehensive immigration reform that includes stronger border security, visas for high-tech workers and an agriculture component to help farmers get needed workers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Kay Hagan, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Sport Movies, Drama Movies, Comedy Movies, College, North Carolina Government, North Carolina

Examiner.com

Politicians advocate immigration reform while unemployment is soaring

Immigration reform has become the Democrat's hot topic this election season largely due to the need to silence the Obamacare debate.

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration

CBS Local

Rand Slams Bush Over Immigration "Act Of Love" Remarks

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush has drawn the ire of some of his fellow Republicans when he described illegal immigration in an interview as an "act of love" by people trying to provide for their families.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, Florida, Florida Government, Illegal Immigration, Texas Government, Texas

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