Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

John Carter News

News on John Carter continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.

Sunday Aug 3 | Examiner.com

Obama rejects House GOP immigration bill, calling it 'extreme' and 'unworkable'

President Barack Obama rejected the $694 million House immigration bill sponsored by Republican members of Congress, according to ABC News on Saturday.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Aug 02, 2014

Free Republic

House moves toward vote on border deal

After a day of embarrassing failures, House Republican leadership inched toward bringing a new emergency funding bill for the border crisis to the floor Friday.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Robert Aderholt, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John Cornyn, Barack Obama

Fri Aug 01, 2014

National Review Online

House GOP Reaches Border Deal, but Holdouts Fear Bait-and-Switch

House Republicans are on the cusp of passing a border package that appeared dead Thursday afternoon, as Republican negotiators picked up votes by changing the asylum provisions in the bill and restoring the anti-DACA language preferred by Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Marsha Blackburn .

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Robert Aderholt, Representative Mike Pompeo, Marsha Blackburn, Bob Goodlatte

KXXV-TV Waco

Rep. John Carter says fight for new immigration bill is worth it

Even with the president against it and the Senate gone, representatives say passing this new immigration bill is worth it.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Texas Government, Texas

Bloomberg

House to Vote Tonight on Revised U.S. Border Funding Plan

The House will vote tonight on a revised plan to address the influx of thousands of children at the U.S.-Mexico border, a day after a revolt by some Republican members forced cancellation of an earlier vote.

Comment?

Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Kevin McCarthy, Jack Kingston, Steve King

Switched

House GOP Aims To Pass Funding For Border Crisis, Then Gut Dreamer Protections

The House is expected to vote later Friday on a reworked and even more conservative package to address the ongoing border crisis, with measures that would speed up deportations and a separate vote to end a policy that protects from deportation undocumented young people with long-standing ties to the U.S. Then they'll leave Washington, having ... (more)

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Representative Matt Salmon, Republican, US House of Representatives

ABC News

House GOP Wrangles Over Border Crisis Bill

Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, walks past reporters following a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, to discuss the border crisis.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Michele Bachmann, Steve King

Roll Call

Conservatives Warm to New Border Package

A House GOP aide familiar with negotiations told CQ Roll Call the plan being discussed inside this morning's closed-door House GOP conference meeting will include changes to the 2008 trafficking law that resemble language in legislation introduced recently by Reps.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael McCaul, Senator Ted Cruz, US Senate, Robert Aderholt, Steve King

Politico

House GOP talks new border bill

After a day of embarrassing failures, House Republican leadership will present a new border security bill Friday morning, which further tightens a 2008 trafficking law.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Marsha Blackburn, Steve King, Robert Aderholt, Representative Steve Scalise

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Roll Call

House Leaders Postpone Border Supplemental, Delay Recess, Blame Obama

House GOP leaders ditched their plans to vote on a border supplemental Thursday after failing to secure the votes to pass it - but plan to try again Friday before jetting out of town for the August recess.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Darrell Issa, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, Kay Granger, Immigration Reform

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Roll Call

Roger Williams Makes Play for NRCC Chairman

Freshman Rep. Roger Williams of Texas is gunning to challenge current National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden's bid for a second term and is actively seeking meetings with members for his bid, CQ Roll Call has learned.

Comment?

Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Roger Williams, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Randy Neugebauer, Lamar Smith, Representative Steve Southerland

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Holtville Tribune

Microsoft expands program to offer transitioning service members training for tech jobs

Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Microsoft Software & Systems Academy , a 16-week program that provides IT training to eligible U.S. active-duty transitioning service members, is now operating at Camp Pendleton in California and Fort Hood in Texas.

Comment?

Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Sentillion, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Camp Pendleton, US Military, US Army, Fort Hood, US Senate, John Cornyn

Politico

Big week in House on border crisis

House Republicans fear the backlash. They know their summer will be long if they cannot pass a bill to deal with the influx of migrant children at the Texas-Mexico border.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Michael McCaul, Representative Bill Flores

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CNN

House GOP seeks cover with slimmer border bill

House Republicans are fashioning a scaled-down bill to address the southern border crisis that would provide less than $1 billion and include an immigration policy change that most Democrats strongly oppose.

Comment?

Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••