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44 min ago | VDARE

Sessions Get Credit For Blocking Border Bill

"Alabama members would have trouble explaining to their constituents why they broke with [Sessions] on immigration" http://t.co/qUd7vI4sKd A number of sources on Capitol Hill say lobbying by Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions helped sway that state's House delegation against the bill, leading to the collapse.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Mike Rogers, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Representative Steve Scalise

Thu Jul 31, 2014

Free Republic

Jeff Sessions Holds the Line, Blocks Democrat Immigration Travesty

There was high drama on the Senate floor this evening. Harry Reid brought on for a vote President Obama's $2.7 billion proposal to support illegals from Central America who are flooding across the border, in the form of a supplemental budget request.

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Related Topix: US Senate, Republican, US Politics, US News

Switched

Senate Fails On Border Crisis Funding

Efforts by Congress to approve money for what most deem a crisis along the southern border were in shambles on Thursday evening, after the Senate failed to approve its funding bill and the House was forced to rework its plans to win more Republican votes.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz, Texas

Dallas Morning News

Congress passes VA overhaul, $11B in highway, mass transit funds

Congress passed a landmark bill Thursday to help veterans avoid long waits for health care and fix other problems at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Medicine, Nursing, Tom Coburn, US Senate, Republican, Bob Corker

WTVY Dothan

Child Abuse Centers Get Financial Boost with New Bill

Abused children in the Wiregrass are getting a much needed funding boost thanks to the passing of a new bill.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Dothan, AL

Townhall

Will House Republicans Lead or Melt Down on Border Crisis Bill?

Mission Accomplished, Harry Reid -- for now. The fractious House Republican caucus is once again teetering on the brink of embarrassing its leadership and handing a political win to Democrats and critics who say the GOP is too radical and irresponsible to govern.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Republican

VDARE

Stop the Coming Obamnesty

According to Rep. Luis Gutierrez, Obama intends "to act broadly and generously" on behalf of the "millions and millions" of illegal immigrants in the United States today.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Free Republic

Rob Maness to Bill Cassidy: Stand with Cruz, Sessions & Oppose Border Bill

Conservative Louisiana Senate candidate Rob Maness, a retired Air Force Colonel, opposes the House's $659 million border bill, and he called on Rep. Bill Cassidy to stand with Sens. Ted Cruz and Jeff Sessions and publicly oppose it.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Bill Cassidy, Immigration Reform, Mary Landrieu, US Senate, Democrat, Illegal Immigration

Daily Mail

House Republicans take Hail Mary pass at legislation that would...

If that bill passes, the House will also vote on a bill that would prevent Obama from giving amnesty to illegal immigrants A GOP Senator opposing Republicans' legislation says he still won't vote for the spending bill because it doesn't address amnesty With less than 24 hours left on the clock to pass legislation addressing the humanitarian crisis ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Illegal Immigration, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Senator Ted Cruz

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Breitbart.com

Unable to Secure Votes, Boehner Begins to Crack on Border Bill

House GOP leadership is beginning to crack on its position that it would not include any language intended to prohibit the President from expanding the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals executive amnesty in a border bill package.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Scalise

Switched

Tea Party Challenger Confronts Pat Roberts During Campaign Stop

Tea-party challenger Milton Wolf confronted U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts during a walking tour of downtown Emporia on Wednesday, interrupting the senator's campaign stop to call attention to his refusal to have debates ahead of the Republican primary in Kansas.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Pat Roberts, us Travel, Travel, Kansas, Capitol Hill (Washington, DC), 2012 Presidential Election

Breitbart.com

King Offers Plan to Muster Conservative Support for Border Bill

An immigration hawk who has voiced concern over the current House proposal to cope with the ongoing crisis at the border says he and other conservatives they will be able to vote "yes" for the measure if it includes two legislative fixes.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Republican, Steve King, US Senate

Fox News

Congress races to tackle VA, border crisis and more before recess -...

Speaker of the House John Boehner, Thursday, July 17, 2014 and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Tuesday, July 15, 2014, on Capitol Hill in Washington.

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

Daily Kos

Obama About To Poke An Immigration Stick In The Tea Bagger Impeachment Eye

President Obama, the Democrats, and the few remaining sane Republicans are all convinced that the talk of impeachment just before the election is a big loser for the Republicans and will cost them a few close races.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Liberal Political News

Fox News

Lawmakers race to vote on VA reform bill amid conservative concerns over cost

House and Senate leaders are trying to pull a massive Veterans Affairs reform bill across the finish line before the August recess, amid opposition from fiscal conservatives concerned over the cost of the legislation.

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Related Topix: Life, Veteran Affairs, Medicine, Nursing, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jeff Miller, US House of Representatives

BBC News

Obama's immigration-impeachment gambit

The Obama administration could be planning a "very significant", large-scale immigration reform sometime before November's mid-term congressional elections.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Breitbart.com

Is Boehner Ready For Obama's Planned Constitutional Crisis?

Several hours after Speaker John Boehner announced to colleagues in the Capitol that the GOP border bill wouldn't address President Obama's threats to unilaterally grant amnesty to as many as 6 million people, Sen. Jeff Sessions was befuddled.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Representative Mo Brooks, US House of Representatives, Senator Ted Cruz, Illegal Immigration

Free Republic

Jeff Sessions: House Border Bill Is a ‘Surrender To a Lawless President’

Senator Jeff Sessions denounced the House Republican border bill as a 'surrender to a lawless president' because the legislation does not include any language to prevent President Obama from expanding his unilateral legalization of illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Illegal Immigration, Education Etc.

TheBlaze.com

Sessions calls House border bill 'surrender to a lawless president'

Sen. Jeff Sessions on Tuesday said the House's proposed $659 million spending bill to address the border crisis is effectively a sign of surrender to President Barack Obama, since it contains no language that would stop Obama from granting amnesty and work permits to millions of illegal immigrants.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Natural Disasters, Flood

TheBlaze.com

Official: Obama has 'prosecutorial discretion' to expand DACA to millions

A senior immigration official told the House on Tuesday that President Barack Obama has the discretion to grant amnesty and work authorization permits to millions of illegal immigrants, because the executive branch has broad discretion in how to implement laws passed by Congress.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration, Ted Poe, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate

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