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54 min ago | Fox News

House on collision course with Senate over border crisis bill

It's no secret that Congress has a tendency toward procrastination. Even with set deadlines, lawmakers routinely let the clock burn until the 11th hour before blinking and, sometimes, coming to some sort of a compromise.

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

1 hr ago | Texas Tribune

In Bank Debate, High Stakes for Texas Businesses and GOP

A once-obscure federal agency has landed at the center of a national debate over business and free-market ideology, with potentially enduring ramifications for both the Texas companies it supports and the Texas Republicans it is dividing.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, Al Green, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeb Hensarling, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas

5 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Report: There's an Immigration Battle Happening Behind the...

Sen. Ted Cruz plans to spend part of Wednesday evening persuading a group of House republicans to oppose House Speaker John Boehner's proposed immigration package set to hit the House floor on Thursday, according to a Washington Post report .

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Related Topix: US News, Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US Senate, Louie Gohmert, Republican, US House of Representatives, John Boehner, Washington Post, Publishing

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Real Clear Politics

Obama's Playbook: Blame Bush, Then Congress

In June, President Barack Obama sent a letter to Congress asking for help to address the surge of illegal crossings at the Texas-Mexico border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican, Texas

Christian Science Monitor

So, which party actually brought up impeachment first, anyway?

As I noted Tuesday , Republicans have taken the position that the current ongoing talk of the impeachment of President Obama is nothing more than a Democratic fundraising ploy in advance of the midterm elections.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Michael Burgess, Representative Steve Stockman, Representative Blake Farenthold, Louie Gohmert, US Senate

Dallas Morning News

McAllen mayor welcomes focus on border, never imagined meeting so many VIPs

The president hasn't visited the border to see firsthand the influx of children crossing from Mexico illegally in recent months.

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Related Topix: Rick Perry, US Governors, US News, Susan Collins, US Politics, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Steny Hoyer

Free Republic

Source: Cornyn and McCain Are Working on a Version of the House Border Bill

NRO is hearing from a GOP aide that Senators John McCain and John Cornyn, of Arizona and Texas, respectively, are working on a Senate version of the House supplemental-funding bill aimed at addressing the border crisis that is expected to move forward tomorrow.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, John McCain, Senator Ted Cruz

ABC News

Senate Reprieve for Highly Contested Border Bill

A bill to deal with the immigration surge on the U.S.-Mexico border won a temporary reprieve in the Senate Wednesday as lawmakers maneuvered to offer some response to the crisis before adjourning for the summer.

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Related Topix: US News, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, Barack Obama, US Senate, Republican, Senator Kay Hagan, Democrat, Mary Landrieu

Free Republic

Senate advances border bill

The Senate on Wednesday narrowly advanced an emergency funding measure to respond to the influx of unaccompanied migrant children crossing the southern border that has triggered a humanitarian crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Senator Ted Cruz, Representative Steve Stockman, US House of Representatives

Dallas Morning News

Dallas Area Interfaith urges White House, Congress to protect Central American juveniles

There's a target on the 2008 anti-trafficking legislation that now provides immigration court hearings for Central American migrant minors who enter the U.S. without their parents.

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Related Topix: Dallas, TX, US News, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Media, Fox Filmed Entertainment

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Christian Science Monitor

Child migrant crisis: why Congress is getting nowhere on solving it

It looks like Congress will leave for its five-week August recess without addressing the child-migrant crisis on America's southern border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Claremont McKenna College, US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Luis Gutierrez, US Senate, Republican

Politico

Cruz opposes House border bill

Ted Cruz and other Senate conservatives are urging rejection of the House border security package, miffed that it excludes language prohibiting expansion of President Barack Obama's deferred action policies.

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Related Topix: Senator Ted Cruz, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Barack Obama, Republican, John Thune, Jeff Sessions

The Wilson County News

Cornyn discusses Reid's refusal to allow vote on HUMANE Act

Post a comment WASHINGTON--U.S. Senator John Cornyn today addressed Majority Leader Harry Reid 's refusal to allow a vote on the HUMANE Act, bipartisan legislation designed to address the growing crisis on the southern border.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Henry Cuellar, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Harry Reid, Claire McCaskill, Senator Tom Carper

Dallas Morning News

Bureau of Land Management opposes Thornberry bill to resolve Red River dispute

The Bureau of Land Management objected Tuesday to Rep. Mac Thornberry's bill to remove federal claims along the Red River, arguing that the plan would short-change the government.

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Related Topix: Thornberry, TX, US Politics, US News, Mac Thornberry, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Senator Ted Cruz

Christian Science Monitor

Why Obama is taking four Kansas City letter writers to dinner

President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time remaining for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.

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Related Topix: Kansas City, MO, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Life, Veteran Affairs, Henry Cuellar, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Democrat

News Max

Lawyers: Fast-Track Deportations Don't Protect Kid's Rights

There is push-back from immigration lawyers against the Justice Department's decision to move more swiftly to deport Central American migrant children who arrived in the country illegally, The Wall Street Journal reported .

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

Burnt Orange Report

Backlog of Immigration Cases Fueled by Republicans

A massive backlog in immigration courts, fueled by years of Republicans refusing to approve funding for more judges, is complicating the government's decision of what to do with 57,000 child refugees who have come to America seeking asylum.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, Liberal Political News

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.

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

Dallas Morning News

Julin Castro sworn in as Housing and Urban Development secretary

Earlier this month, Castro sailed through his Senate confirmation on a 71-27 vote.

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

Free Republic

Cornyn, Cuellar push bipartisan border bill

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, continued to pitch their bi-partisan proposal on Sunday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Henry Cuellar, US News, US House of Representatives, Democrat, US Senate, Republican

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