4 hrs ago
National Review Online
Gang of Eight GOPers Get - Pass' from Schumer
The Senate Judiciary Committee today rejected an amendment to the Gang of Eight immigration bill that would have prevented illegal immigrants who acheive provisional status under the plan from receiving earned-income tax credits, a major source of federal assistance.
Mon May 20, 2013
Immigration Reform Protest
Rosa Calderon, of Huntsville, give a satirical puppet of Jeff Sessions a George Wallace award during an immigration reform protest directed at Alabama Senator Jeff Sessions in front of his office in downtown Huntsville, Ala.
Garden City Observer
Senate panel OKs plan to fingerprint people leaving U.S.
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., right, confers with Sen.
Senators require fingerprinting at 30 airports
Foreigners leaving the country through any of the nation's 30 busiest airports would undergo mandatory fingerprinting under an amendment senators added Monday to a sweeping immigration bill.
Sat May 18, 2013
Obama budget would cut deficit by $1.1 trillion over decade: CBO
House Budget Committee member Marsha Blackburn is handed a copy of U.S. President Barack Obama's FY2014 budget proposal upon its arrival on Capitol Hill in Washington April 10, 2013.
Fri May 17, 2013
OurFuture.org's Richard Eskow: "A lot of liberals, like Josh Marshall, are celebrating the fact that the deficit is plummeting so rapidly.
Sessions Applauds Letter On Water Reservoirs
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions , a senior member of the Environment and Public Works Committee, issued the following comments today regarding a letter sent from the EPW Chairman and Ranking Member to the Corps of Engineers concerning the use of federal reservoirs near Atlanta: "This important letter from Chairman Boxer and Ranking Member Vitter correctly ... (more)
Thu May 16, 2013
Leahy works to make EB-5 program permanent
The program has helped attract tens of millions of dollars to Vermont development projects, like the big expansion of Jay Peak.
Criminal Protection Is a Historic Element of Congressional Amnesties
One of the worst parts of the Senate amnesty bill is the disregard of public safety and the coddling of foreign criminals.
Senate GOP divided over shield law
Senate Republicans are divided over whether Congress should pass a shield law for the press, which would protect reporters from having to turn over information to government investigators.
Democrats: We can call Rubio's bluff on immigration reform
Democrats say Sen. Marco Rubio is overplaying his hand on immigration reform and warn he could kill the bill if he tries to steer it to the right.
Wed May 15, 2013
The Daily Caller
Senators compete over worker protections in immigration bill
The 18 senators redrafting the Senate immigration bill tried to outbid each other Tuesday in claiming to protect American workers - including executives - against increased competition.
Lawmakers reject Sen. Jeff Sessions' proposal in water dispute with Georgia
The U.S. Senate voted 83-14 to approve a changed version of the Water Resources Development Act without including an earlier restriction backed by Sen.
The China Post
Rising revenues to shrink US deficit rapidly: CBO
The U.S. deficit is shrinking considerably more quickly than previously thought, the Congressional Budget Office said on Tuesday in a report that could sap Congress' sense of urgency to find further budget savings.
Ga. avoids limit on reservoir use in Senate bill
A water plan passed by the U.S. Senate will not limit Georgia's water use from two federal reservoirs, a restriction sought by lawmakers in Alabama and Florida.
A look at Sessions' 49 amendments on immigration reform
U.S. Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Mobile, has emerged as the leading voice among Republican opponents of the current immigration bill working through the Senate.
Sen. John Cornyn Takes a Stand Against Migrant Deaths. Sort of.
On Monday, Sen. John Cornyn published an op-ed on Fox News detailing his recent travels in the Rio Grande Valley, where he met an undocumented immigrant from El Salvador and visited a cemetery that houses the remains of unidentified migrants who died traversing the county's scorching canyons.
Tue May 14, 2013
KTIV-TV Sioux City
Republicans come out in force against "Gang of 8" immigration reform bill
U.S. Businesses hoping to hire thousands of foreign workers are closely watching as Senators debate changes to the immigration overhaul making its way through Congress.
Immigration Reform: Debate over compromises in Senate bill
The most high-profile opposition to the Senate immigration bill has been from conservative elected officials such as Sen.