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12 hrs ago | Reuters

U.S. turns back Central Americans, welcomes 'dusty foot' Cubans

Yasel Lopez's journey to the United States was as harrowing as any endured by the thousands of people rounded up in recent months at the Mexican border - he survived days without food and water and the death of a companion on the three-week trip.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Prison, Cuba, World News, Hialeah, FL, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raul Castro

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Boating Industry

Legislation to make insurance easier for recreational boating industry passes House

Legislation passed on Tuesday, July 29, 2014 by the U.S. House of Representatives will bring a rare benefit to improve insurance coverage at lower cost to companies and their workers in the recreational boating industry.

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Related Topix: Boating, US Politics, US News, Representative Frederica Wilson, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Representative Lois Frankel, Duncan Hunter

The Miami Herald

Legislators meet with Cuban activist's wife

Republican legislators Mario Diaz Balart and Ileana Ros Lehtinen, as well as Democrat Joe Garcia, will meet Yris Tamara Perez Aguilera Tuesday in Washington.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reps. Ros-Lehtinen and Diaz-Balart urge UN to place Cubans involved...

U.S. Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen , Chairman of the Middle East and North Africa Subcommittee, and U.S. Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart led a letter to U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Samantha Power.

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Related Topix: Cuba, World News, Central America, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, North Korea, Asia, Democrat, Representative Albio Sires, Representative Jeff Duncan

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Times Herald

'Do nothing' Congress faces urgent 'to do' list

Congress faces increasing pressure and a tight deadline to act on legislation considered "must pass," but partisan divisions and election year politics could send lawmakers home empty-handed.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Senate, Bernard Sanders

USA Today

'Do nothing' Congress faces urgent 'to do' list'Do nothing' Congress...

'Do nothing' Congress faces urgent 'to do' list 'Must pass' legislation is hitting a wall in Congress, where negotiations are gridlocked on a number of issues.

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Related Topix: US News, Life, Veteran Affairs, Jeff Miller, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Michael Burgess

Sat Jul 19, 2014

Sunshine State News

Charlie Crist's Gamble on Annette Taddeo Didn't Get Instant Payoff

Charlie Crist hoped to get some positive attention by announcing Annette Taddeo as his running mate but his move was overshadowed by other events, some of which don't help his campaign.

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Related Topix: Charlie Crist, US Governors, US Politics, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Adam Putnam, Wedding, Rick Scott

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Inside Costa Rica

Putin denies Cuba spy base to be reopened

July 18th, 2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin is denying media reports that he will reopen a Soviet-era base in Cuba used to spy on the United States.

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Related Topix: Vladimir Putin, Prison, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Raul Castro

Sunshine State News

Ander Crenshaw's Bill Cutting the IRS Passes House Despite Veto Threat

The U.S. House passed a bill from a Florida congressman cutting the Internal Revenue Service's budget, hoping it will restrain that agency from further targeting of political groups, even as the White House issued a veto threat.

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Related Topix: Tax, US Politics, Ander Crenshaw, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Healthcare Law, Law

Sunshine State News

Attacks Surround Ethics in South Florida Congressional Race

The attacks are flying in one of the most competitive congressional races in Florida with Republicans and Democrats attacking over ethics.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative David Rivera, Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Immigration Reform, Representative Joe Garcia, Democrat

Thu Jul 17, 2014

SanLuisObispo.com

Wasserman Schultz lays forth on party's chances

Republicans have a commanding position in the U.S. House. Democrats, meanwhile, hold but a shaky lead in the Senate and are burdened by a Democratic president with weak approval ratings and the historic fact that the president's party usually does poorly in midterm elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

The Wichita Eagle

Wasserman Schultz lays forth on party's chances

U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, a South Florida Democrat and chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee, talks up her party's chances during a roundtable hosted by journalist Bill Schneider.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, Democrat, Florida, Florida Government

Examiner.com

Humanitarian crisis at the border

As record numbers of child migrants from Central America arrive at the U.S.-Mexico border, journalist Todd Miller says the crisis should be a treated as a refugee issue, not a security issue If you are an American from Latino descent, you probably have more unique insight and empathy for the illegal immigration problem and refugee problem evident ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Senator Marco Rubio, Republican, US House of Representatives

News Max

Ted Cruz Stakes out 'Staunchly Conservative' Migrant Policy

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is staking out an uncompromising stance on solving the migrant children crisis that could delay bipartisan efforts for more immediate relief, Politico reported .

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Henry Cuellar, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Cornyn, Democrat, Barack Obama

Wed Jul 16, 2014

Tallahassee Democrat

From Tallahassee to D.C.: SGA hard at work

Florida State University's Student Government Association is continuing its legislative success during Florida's 2014 session.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Representative Frederica Wilson, Democrat, Bill Nelson, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL

Roll Call

One Day Closer to Recess and Still No House Border Funding Bill

The House wrapped up Wednesday, one day closer to the August recess and still with no clear indication of when Republicans will unveil their response to President Barack Obama's emergency funding request for $3.7 billion for the Texas border crisis .

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger, Harold Rogers, Healthcare Law, Law

Pleasanton Weekly

Builders see immigration reform as way to add to workforce

An organization representing home builders this week praised Congressional efforts to develop an immigration policy that would help provide workers developers need in construction.

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

Daily Mail

Confusion over U.S. immigration policy to blame for surge in...

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

SFGate

Oracle, Az July 15: Pro and anti-immigration activists face-off...

Anti- and pro-immigration activists face off during a protest in anticipation of buses carrying immigrants who are to be housed at a facility in Oracle, Ariz.

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Related Topix: Oracle, AZ, Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Kay Granger

Breitbart.com

Key Activist Warns: Border Bill Could Open Door for Senate Amnesty Bill

Virtually every key House Republican, from Speaker John Boehner on down, has vowed to oppose a conference committee with the Senate's immigration bill passed last year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Illegal Immigration, US Senate, John Cornyn

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