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1 hr ago | The Heartland Institute

Area Lobbyist: Why Do Republicans Want To Kill My Job?

John Feehery's piece here on the dangers of rising Republican skepticism for big business is an amusing read , not just because I'm pretty sure nearly every sentence of it can be debunked in whole or in part.


Related Topix: US News, Representative Jim Jordan, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Justin Amash, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Immigration debate roils politics in ... Maine?

With its close-knit communities and a practice of labeling non-natives as "from away," Mainers have a reputation for being insular.


Related Topix: Maine, Maine Government, US Governors, Paul LePage, Family, Kids, Deval Patrick

KHOU-TV Houston

California governor sets more talks on migrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown will take another break in his trade visit to Mexico to talk about immigration reform with religious leaders from Latin America on Tuesday.


Related Topix: California, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Jerry Brown, US Governors, Prison, Texas Government, Texas

The Fresno Bee

Dan K. Thomasson: Put partisanship aside for sensible immigration reform

President Barack Obama three weeks ago attended July 4 ceremonies for 25 members of the U.S. armed forces who were sworn in as newly minted American citizens.


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama

WELI-AM Hamden

Luis Gutierrez Gives Up the Ghost

RUSH: This from BizPac Review . "US Rep. Luis Gutirrez, D-Ill., inadvertently tipped the Democratic Partys hand Friday on why they so doggedly pursue amnesty for millions of illegal immigrants in the United States.


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

WFAA-TV Dallas

Clinton: US needs orderly process for border kids

Hillary Rodham Clinton says she opposes changing a 2008 immigration law under consideration by Congress.


Related Topix: Hillary Clinton, US Politics, Kids, Family, US News

Rust Devastates Guatemala's Prime Coffee Crop And Its Farmers

Outside the northern Guatemalan town of Olopa, near the Honduran border, farmer Edwin Fernando Diaz Viera stands in the middle of his tiny coffee field.


Related Topix: Drink, Coffee, Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

News Observer

Guatemala to Sioux Falls: A long immigration road

Her story has the kind of ending envisioned by frantic parents who currently are sending unaccompanied children by the tens of thousands from Central America to the U.S. It amounts to flinging them hopefully toward a life featuring something better than grinding poverty and violent death in their home countries, based on little more than fervent ... (more)


Related Topix: Sioux Falls, SD, US Politics, US News, John Thune, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Tim Johnson, Representative Kristi Noem, US House of Representatives

The Jackson Sun

Obama's 2nd term travails: A lame duck before his time?

The woes of a second term are nothing new, but for President Obama they seem to have started sooner and struck harder than for his predecessors.


Related Topix: 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Washington, Israel, World News, Middle East, State of the Union

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Bellingham Herald

Estakio Beltran looks to be 'effective voice' in 4th Congressional District

Estakio Beltran was fresh out of college with little knowledge about politics when he packed his car and went to Washington, D.C. Then 20, Beltran doesn't know what drove him to stop by Sen. Maria Cantwell's office for a coffee break with her constituents other than his passion for speaking out on behalf of his community.


Related Topix: US Politics, Maria Cantwell, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Gonzaga University, Republican, US House of Representatives, Doc Hastings, Dennis Cardoza

Look who's talking impeachment: the White House

The drums of impeachment grew louder this week and, wouldn't you know it, the loudest thumping emanated from inside the White House.


Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics

The Town Talk

Cornyn, Cuellar tout border bill amid uncertainty

Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, and Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, have a bill to address conditions on the border.


Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Representative Steve Scalise, Paul Ryan

NH Insider

Rubens For US Senate - Jim Rubens on Immigration, Career Politicians

This week featured a tour of Laconia, including a town hall meeting with local citizens and press.


Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Jerry Brown, avoiding immigration debate, heads to Mexico

California First Lady Anne Gust Brown and Gov. Jerry Brown speak with Jose Antonio Meade Kuribrena, Secretary of Foreign Affairs of Mexico, during a luncheon at The California Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.


Related Topix: Jerry Brown, US Governors, Dianne Feinstein, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, California, Commerce, CA

The Daily Republic

Skip comparisons with Mexico

Almost any discussion of how the United States treats uninvited visitors - whether they be child refugees looking for shelter or adult immigrants looking for jobs - will eventually get to the point where someone asks: "What about Mexico?" This was the question put to me recently by Matt Patrick, a conservative radio host in Houston.


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

Sat Jul 26, 2014


Obama prods Republicans on border issue

With one week left before Congress' August recess, President Barack Obama is prodding Republicans to help ease the influx of unaccompanied minors and migrant families from Central America, but with chances dimming that border legislation will reach his desk before the break, he also is focusing on other ways to stem the flow.


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

Is promised unilateral power play on immigration violating Take Care Clause?

Then-Senator Barack Obama speaks to a crowd on the campaign trail and admonishes President G. W. Bush over his use of Executive Power, and the President's avoidance of Congress.


Related Topix: US Politics, Barack Obama, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Illinois, Illinois Government, Prison, George Bush


GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia

Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's general election Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber stamp for President Barack Obama and questioning her resume as a non-profit executive - the very experience that anchors her appeal as a moderate who gets things done without partisan wrangling.


Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Georgia Government, Barack Obama


More Funds to Local Law Enforcement on Border

Local law enforcement agencies in Texas, especially those along the border, have received millions more dollars from a federal grant program to help deal with the surge in illegal immigration.


Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Illegal Immigration


President Obama meets with Central American leaders on borders

European Union ambassadors have reached a preliminary deal on stepped-up sanctions against Russia, targeting its access to European capital markets and trade in the defense sector, dual-use goods and sensitive... The European Union on Friday extended its Ukraine-related sanctions to target top Russian intelligence officials and leaders of the ... (more)


Related Topix: Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama