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54 min ago | Fox News
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.
1 hr ago | Texas Tribune
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.
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.
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.
The president hasn't visited the border to see firsthand the influx of children crossing from Mexico illegally in recent months.
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.
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.
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.
It looks like Congress will leave for its five-week August recess without addressing the child-migrant crisis on America's southern border.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 .
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.
Earlier this month, Castro sailed through his Senate confirmation on a 71-27 vote.
Updated: Thu Jul 31, 2014 07:01 am
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