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12 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Advocates, Florida delegation push immigration program to help rebuild Haiti

In 2012, Alexandra Simin, 25, walks through Jalousie, a mountaintop slum community overlooking Petionville. Untold numbers of former tent dwellers, victims of the Jan. 12, 2010 earthquake, have taken up residence in the slum after being apart of a government rental subsidy program.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Representative Joe Garcia, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Alcee Hastings, Representative Lois Frankel, Representative Frederica Wilson, Republican, Debbie Wasserman Schultz

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Roll Call

HOH: Republicans Bid Farewell to Bachmann ... for Now

"Guess what, Nancy Pelosi? I'm not going anywhere," Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., told the more than 100 people gathered at her private farewell event Wednesday evening. Where exactly she is going is still a mystery.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Representative Michele Bachmann, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nancy Pelosi, Democrat, John Boehner, Dana Rohrabacher

Sun Sep 07, 2014

Politico

Border crisis, funding needs fade

President Barack Obama warned of a humanitarian crisis at the border. Hill Democrats privately feuded with the Obama administration over speeding up deportations.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Mo Brooks

Sat Sep 06, 2014

The Miami Herald

Under pressure from Democrats, Obama postpones action on immigration

Facing pressure from Senate Democrats worried about losing congressional seats in November, President Barack Obama will postpone until after the elections his plan to act on his own to change immigration laws, White House officials said Saturday. The White House blamed Republican opposition for delaying Obama's plan to act until the end of the year.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate

Nerve News

Hundreds gather to mourn murdered US journalist Sotloff

Miami, Sep 6 Hundreds of people attended a religious ceremony in Miami commemorating Steven Sotloff, the second American journalist beheaded by the Islamic State Sunni extremist organisation. The memorial for the journalist was held Friday at Temple Beth Am in the Miami suburb of Pinecrest with the journalist's friends, family and associates in attendance.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Orlando, FL

Thu Sep 04, 2014

Babalu Blog

Reps. Diaz-Balart and Ros-Lehtinen call on Mexico to stop forced repatriation of fleeing Cubans

Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen sent a letter to Mexican Ambassador to the United States Eduardo Medina Mora Icaza, urging the government of Mexico not to repatriate 13 Cuban nationals who were intercepted at sea while fleeing the Castros' repression. "Cubans forcibly repatriated to the island often face harsh punitive measures.

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

Tue Aug 26, 2014

St. Petersburg Times

Column: America, the can't-do nation

Omayra Hernadez protests outside the South Florida offices of Rep. Mario Diaz-Balart, R-Fla., and Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Opinion

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Lucianne.com

Paul Ryan Suggests GOPCandidates In Midterms ShouldRun On Giving Illegals Citizenship

Rep. Paul Ryan suggested that Republican candidates in this yearA s midterm elections should run on granting a pathway to citizenship for all of the countryA s illegal immigrants.

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

KNEK-FM Lafayette

Jay Z and Beyonce Cleared of Violating US Sanctions in Cuba Trip

It's been determined Jay Z and Beyonce did not violate U.S. sanctions when they made a trip to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in 2013, Time magazine reports.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US House of Representatives

WMGI-FM Terre Haute

Jay Z and Beyonce Cleared of Violating US Sanction...

It's been determined Jay Z and Beyonce did not violate U.S. sanctions when they made a trip to Cuba to celebrate their fifth wedding anniversary in 2013, Time magazine reports.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US News, US House of Representatives

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