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21 min ago | Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Some California congressional races rack up out-of-state bucks

Outside money is pouring into San Joaquin Valley congressional races, a potentially mixed blessing for candidates and a sure sign of more to come.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative David Valadao, Jim Costa, Democrat, Representative Jeff Denham, California

Thu Apr 17, 2014


U.S. envoy Power urges Myanmar action to stop Rakhine violence

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power on Thursday urged the Myanmar government to intervene in Rakhine State to stop violence between ethnic Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims and ensure the delivery of humanitarian aid.


Northern Michigan News

Oregon ruling spurs halt on immigration detainers

A federal judge in Oregon has found that an immigrant woman's constitutional rights were violated when she was held in jail without probable cause at the request of U.S. immigration authorities, one of several recent federal court decisions to scrutinize the practice of keeping people in jail after they're eligible for release so that they can be ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, Oregon, Portland, OR, Multnomah (Portland, OR)

Government Executive

Budget Vote Proves House GOP Can't Do Anything Big in 2014

Last week's budget vote demonstrated why House Republicans are unlikely to accomplish anything significant on the legislative front in 2014.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, US Politics, Representative Thomas Massie, Frank LoBiondo, Representative Austin Scott, Republican, US House of Representatives


U.S. court deportations fall 43 percent over five ...

Deportations through U.S. immigration courts have fallen 43 percent in the past five years as the federal government brought fewer cases before those courts, according to Justice Department data analyzed by the New York Times on Wednesday.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama


Who Are the Real Saboteurs of Immigration Reform?

Solving the illegal immigration problem should not be hard. No one knows how many foreign nationals are residing illegally in the United States -- estimates range from 11 million to 20 million.


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

KSFO-AM San Francisco

Obama and Cantor Clash on Immigration Overhaul

Well, that didn't go well. President Obama phoned House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Wednesday to implore the GOP's floor guardian to take up the Senate's comprehensive immigration legislation, but judging by Cantor's response, there's no way that is happening.


Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Eric Cantor, US News

Wed Apr 16, 2014


Contractors Act to Avert Labor Pinch

A new plan aims to combat a shortage of skilled construction workers by pushing legislative and regulatory reforms that would make it easier to establish career and technical training programs.


Related Topix: Construction

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

ICE arrests 24 in Missouri, IllinoisICE arrests 24 in Missouri,...

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has arrested 24 men in Missouri and Illinois for what ICE officials call "egregious" immigration violations, including illegal immigrants who committed crimes in the U.S. and repeat immigration offenders.


Related Topix: Missouri, US News, Illegal Immigration

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.


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

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."


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


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.


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


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.


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

Tue Apr 15, 2014


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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

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