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Supporters of a Senate immigration reform bill received a boost Tuesday when the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released a report that found the measure before lawmakers would cut budget deficits by $197 billion over a decade.
Tom Wheeler, President Barack Obama's pick to lead the Federal Communications Commission, on Tuesday pledged to champion competition in the telecommunications industry and said an upcoming auction of airwaves is the biggest challenge facing the regulator.
Sen. Marco Rubio said late Tuesday that he supports securing the United States border with Mexico with a double-tiered fence but voted against an amendment to the "Gang of Eight" immigration bill that would have required exactly that.
The Senate voted down an amendment to the upper chamber's immigration bill proposed by Sen. David Vitter that would require a full biometric visa tracking system placed at every land, sea, and air port of entry in the United States before legalized immigrants could receive green cards.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell of Ky., accompanied by members of the GOP leadership, meet with reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, June 18, 2013, following a Republican strategy session.
The Senate voted 39-54 on Tuesday to reject an amendment to the immigration reform bill that would have required 350 miles of new fencing on the Southern border before the federal government could grant provisional legal status to immigrants.
In 1984, Clara Peller famously asked, "Where's the beef?" in a commercial for Wendy's.
If all goes as planned, senators will vote Tuesday on four amendments - two from Republicans, two from Democrats.
When the Loop wrote last week about the expanding women's restroom off the Senate chamber, we had no idea just how important a venue we were talking about.
Frustration, Steve Engebretson will tell you, is serving Uncle Sam somewhere in a dangerous world while he and his governmental cronies are reaching into your pocket and pulling out $3,500.
Last Thursday, Louisiana Democratic Senator Mary Landrieu was speaking out against South Dakota Republican Senator John Thune's proposal to build a border fence before any amnesty for illegal aliens occurs.
Rounds Plans to Raise $9 Million For Senate Campaign Democratic hopeful Rick Weiland and former Republican Govenor Mike Rounds are both seeking their party nominations, as they both run for the vacant US Senate Seat.
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The U.S. Senate on Thursday rejected a Republican amendment demanding "effective control" of the southern border before allowing the immigration status of the undocumented population to be legalized.