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For all the soothing words she heard from fellow Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee, Sen.
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During a commencement address at the U.S. Naval Academy, President Obama told the graduates, many of whom will go on to be leaders in the military, that sexual assault in the armed forces threatens "the trust and discipline that makes our military strong - that's why we have to be determined to stop these crimes, because they've got no place in the ... (more)
Silly me. Earlier this week, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., tried to tack on an amendment to the immigration bill that would allow an American citizen's foreign-born, same-sex "spouse" the ability to become a citizen.
WASHINGTON - House members writing a bipartisan immigration bill said Thursday they had patched over a dispute that threatened their efforts, even as they and the rest of Congress prepared to return home for a weeklong recess where many could confront voters' questions on the issue.
Rep. Mark Takano, D-Riverside, said he will work to restore rights for same-sex couples in the comprehensive immigration bill that is now before the Senate.
Tancredo, a Republican who served in Congress for 10 years, criticized Hickenlooper's decision to delay the execution of convicted murderer Nathan Dunlap, who killed four people in 1993, and the governor's push for new gun-control laws.
The Republican leaders of the House of Representatives are pledging to act to fix the nation's immigration system but making clear that they will not simply accept legislation passed by the Senate.
Rep. Scott DesJarlais, a licensed physician, has been reprimanded and fined by the Tennessee Board of Medical Examiners for having sex with patients before he was elected to Congress.
Nearly six in 10 Americans back a path to legal status for undocumented immigrants, with narrow preference for prompt action on the issue.
But ironically enough, the Canadian campaigns are in lockstep with U.S. senators in Washington D.C., who proved Tuesday they're open and ready to create new U.S. laws that open a little wider the borders for the most promising migrant entrepreneurs and innovators.
The nation's record-low teen birth rate stems from robust declines in nearly every state, but most dramatically in several Mountain States and among Hispanics, according to a new government report.
Far-reaching legislation that grants a chance at citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally in the U.S. cleared a Senate committee Tuesday on a bipartisan vote that was a victory for Silicon Valley tech businesses that had spent weeks lobbying to loosen restrictions on hiring skilled foreign workers.
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