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Your Turn: Send me to the U.S. Senate because you deserve betterYour...

Your Turn: Send me to the U.S. Senate because you deserve better America is facing many challenges at home and around the world Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/08/20/turn-send-us-senate-deserve-better/14368463/ An immigration crisis on our borders and our military is once again engaged in Iraq.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Senator Al Franken, US News, US Senate, Democrat, US House of Representatives, Republican, John Cornyn, Opinion

Tue Aug 19, 2014

The Beaumont Enterprise

Honduran foreign minister visits US-Mexico border

U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar watches as Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales talks to the media about the current state of illegal immigration during a news conference Tuesday Aug. 19, 2014 at the McAllen City Hall in McAllen, Texas.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Illegal Immigration, McAllen, TX

Government Executive

A Brief History of President Obama Not Having Any Friends

Once again, we're reminded that President Obama is aloof and hasn't made friends in Congress, even with his fellow Democrats, thanks to What is striking now is the way prominent Democrats' views of Mr. Obama's shortcomings are spilling out into public, and how resigned many seem that the relationship will never improve.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, Texas

TheDailyBeast.com

A Texas Democrat Tries to Fix the Border

Rep. Henry Cuellar is battling Republicans and Democrats alike to end the humanitarian crisis on America's southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Grits for Breakfast

Innocence, private prisons, overly punitive sex-offender laws, and more

Just a few items I wanted to point out from other sources: First, sorry to see Paul Kennedy put his fine blog, The Defense Rests , on hiatus.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas

Tue Aug 12, 2014

The Hill

Dem Rep. Cuellar seeks meeting with Obama on border crisis

A conservative-leaning Texas Democrat is seeking a meeting with President Obama in search of a bipartisan solution to the southern border crisis.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn

Sun Aug 10, 2014

VDARE

Remittances Fuel Illegal Immigration

Never forget that illegal immigration is all about the money - not freedom or opportunity - just money.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Politics, Texas A&M University

Wed Aug 06, 2014

Fox News

The Economic Impact of the Border Crisis

The surge of illegal immigrants, across U.S. borders, with an estimated 50,000-plus being unaccompanied minors, has created a flurry of political debates, but it also brings a long and short-term economic impact.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Business News

Wise County Messenger Online

Texas deals with border as Congress departs

Congress left Washington, D.C., Aug. 1 for a month-long recess, without having passed an immigration bill addressing the porous U.S.-Mexico border and humanitarian crisis.Figures compiled by the federal Department of Homeland Security's U.S. Customs and Border Protection division show 57,500 "unaccompanied alien children" have been apprehended and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Recreational Vehicle, Coleman, Opinion

Tue Aug 05, 2014

Fox News

The Economic Impact of the Border Crisis

The surge of illegal immigrants, across U.S. borders, with an estimated 50,000-plus being unaccompanied minors, has created a flurry of political debates, but it also brings a long and short-term economic impact.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas, Business News

Texas Tribune

Congress' Inaction Leaves Border Communities Hoping for Funding

A detainee sleeps in a holding cell at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection processing facility, Wednesday, June 18, 2014, in Brownsville, Texas.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Brownsville, TX, Texas, Illegal Immigration

Mon Aug 04, 2014

Dallas Morning News

Poll: South Texas Hispanics want leaders to tread gingerly on child-migrant issue

Three-quarters of South Texas Hispanics say they want fair treatment of the Central American youngsters pouring into the state, and about two-thirds would vote against a politician who favors immediately deporting the children, according to a poll released Monday by a Democratic political action committee.

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Related Topix: Texas, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Cornyn, Democrat, Rick Perry, US Governors

Daily Kos

Ted Cruz: The Texas Republican Anti-Government Demagogue Strikes Again

It seems to me that many, if not most members of Congress more than deserve to get fired in November.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Social Security, Personal Finance

HeraldNet

Obamaa s playbook: Blame Bush, then Congress

In June, President Barack Obama sent a letter to Congress asking for help to address the surge of illegal crossings at the Texas-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, John Cornyn, Texas, Opinion

Sun Aug 03, 2014

National Review Online

Andrew Johnson: Dem. Congressman: 'Floored Me' to See Obama Shoot Pool Rather than Visit Border

At least one Democratic congressman is "very very upset" with the idea that President Obama was shooting pool in Denver with Colorado governor John Hickenlooper today rather than visiting the southwestern border.

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Related Topix: Denver, CO, US Governors, John Hickenlooper, US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Sat Aug 02, 2014

News Max

Rep. Marsha Blackburn: Freezing DACA Would Halt Obama's Amnesty Moves

Rep. Marsha Blackburn said on Saturday that she wrote the legislation that could freeze President Barack Obama's executive order deferring the deportation of millions of illegal immigrants to prevent him from taking any further action while Congress was in recess.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Democrat

FITSNews

Ireland A Popular Congressional Destination

U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran took a trip to Ireland in the third quarter of 2012 - one that appears to have been paid for out of the Senate Appropriations Committee budget.

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Related Topix: Thad Cochran, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Chaka Fattah, Mario Diaz-Balart, Representative William Keating

Fri Aug 01, 2014

WLUK-TV Green Bay

House OKs bill for crisis on US-Mexico border

Rep. James P. McGovern, D-Mass., left, speaks with House Rules Committee Chairman Rep. Pete Sessions, R-Texas on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, as the panel met to take the procedural steps to bring a new legislative package to the floor to deal with the influx of migrant children at the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, James McGovern, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Pete Sessions, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Representative Thomas Massie

Roll Call

House Republicans Rally to Pass Border Funding Bill

House Republicans found the votes late Friday night to pass a $694 million appropriations bill aimed at stemming the tide of the child migrant surge at the U.S-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Raul Grijalva, Barack Obama, Republican, Steve King

Dallas Morning News

Editorial: Congress dithers on immigration

Capitol Hill Republicans claim they see the border surge of unaccompanied migrant children from Central America as an urgent matter.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Representative Blake Farenthold, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, John Cornyn, Democrat, Opinion

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