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3 hrs ago | CNN

McConnell hits back against Grimes' skeet-shooting ad

One day after candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes flaunted her skeet-shooting skills in a new political ad , Sen. Mitch McConnell's campaign pushed back, saying Grimes is a lot more like President Barack Obama than the Democrat tries to portray. "Alison Grimes thinks shooting a gun will convince you she's not like Barack Obama," the narrator says in the new spot, showing footage of Grimes' ad.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Mitch McConnell, Barack Obama

6 hrs ago | CBC News

No early provincial election, says Manitoba premier Selinger

Although the governing NDP are already preparing for the next provincial election, Premier Greg Selinger said he has no plans to call Manitobans to the polls in the next 12 months. Manitoba's governing New Democrats are starting to prepare for the next election, although Premier Greg Selinger said Tuesday he has no intention of calling a vote any time in the next 12 months.

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Related Topix: Canada

8 hrs ago | The Daily Caller

Nonprofits Banking On Illegal Immigration For Federal Funds

Florida nonprofits haven't been audited since 2008, but that hasn't stopped the federal government from throwing millions of dollars at the organizations to house illegal immigrants, Watchdog reports . The Unaccompanied Alien Children Program, run by the Department of Health and Human Services , is tasked with doling out money to nonprofits in an attempt to fulfill its mandate of providing temporary housing to unaccompanied minors with no legal guardians in the United States.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, Conservative Political News

12 hrs ago | Breitbart.com

...Ad frames 2014 Senate race as referendum on exec action on immigration

In a video first released to Breitbart on Tuesday, Sen. Ted Cruz announced his effort to combat President Barack Obama's potential executive amnesty action, which could come following November's midterm elections. "Sen. Ted Cruz is leading the fight to secure the border," the video explained.

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

16 hrs ago | Hispanically Speaking

Latino Victory Project and more than 50 Partners Launch Robust National Voter Registration Drive

Today, more than 50 partners are launching an online voter registration campaign in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month. The collective voice will ensure elected officials no longer ignore us or the issues that impact the Latino community.

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20 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Obama allowing U.N. to flood the U.S. with Muslim refugees

Today, according to WND , the next flood of people coming to America will be displaced Muslim Syrians. It seems that more than 200,000 refugees from Islamic countries since 1990 have immigrated to the United States courtesy of the the United Nations high commissioner for refugees.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

U.U. World

Susan Frederick-Gray v. Joe Arpaio

Hold up those lights: 2012 Justice General Assembly The Unitarian Universalist Association gathers in Phoenix to challenge the treatment of immigrants. Michelle Bates Deakin New crowdfunding site draws $100K for UU projects Donors pledge $100,000 through Faithify.org for Unitarian Universalist projects in first two months.

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Related Topix: Maricopa County, AZ, Arizona, Criminal Defense Law, Law

The Daily Democrat

Poll: Voters support legal path for immigrants

LOS ANGELES >> California voters broadly support a path to legalization for immigrants in the U.S. without proper documents, despite widespread worry about the effects of illegal immigration, a new poll shows. Three in four of those surveyed support an overhaul of federal immigration laws, the USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Kids, Family

KTVN Reno

Californians agree on legality path for immigrants

A new poll shows that despite widespread worry about the effects of illegal immigration, California voters broadly support a path to legalization for immigrants in the United States without proper documents. The USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll shows three in four of those surveyed support an overhaul of federal immigration laws.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, California Government, California

KTMF

Sweden's far-right rises amid immigration debate

A Swedish far-right party demanding sharp cuts in immigration has more than doubled its support in a parliamentary election. Ironically, the surge for the far-right Sweden Democrats means the country's government itself is poised to shift to the left, since many of the Sweden Democrats' new voters defected from Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt's center-right coalition.

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Related Topix: Fredrik Reinfeldt

Deming Headlight

Editorial: Too many guards increase dangers on our border

Illegal immigration is a growing problem in the Rio Grande Valley, Texas officials say, but there's another growing problem: a confusing and potentially hazardous influx of multiple kinds of guards and agents and civilian militia members all charged up about protecting the border. But the groups involved, from state troopers to National Guardsmen to those militia members, have difficulty communicating with one another because they use different radio equipment.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News, Texas Government, Texas, Opinion

Sun Sep 14, 2014

The Capital-Journal

Letter: Congress needs message of compassion, reform on immigration

Immigrant advocates attend a vigil to show support for the refugee children and families arriving in the Rio Grande Valley and to draw attention to the causes and solutions to the refugee crisis, at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in McAllen, Texas. Three friends from Lawrence, Leavenworth and Kansas City are responding with legal and social work skills to assist families and unaccompanied children in Texas and New Mexico.

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Related Topix: San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Opinion

National Journal

How a Republican Stays Afloat in a Hispanic-Majority Border District

Inside a local radio station near New Mexico's dusty eastern border, Steve Pearce needs just one take as he breezily speaks-in English-to his district's Hispanic community during a mock 15-minute radio "interview" for a paid campaign infomercial to be aired next month on Spanish-language stations. A conservative white lawmaker who is not fluent in Spanish, Pearce, 67, is seen nationally as a bit of a curiosity: A Republican who keeps getting reelected in this sprawling district that is more than half Hispanic and where Democrats have an 8-point edge in voter enrollment.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, New Mexico, Artesia, NM, Reince Priebus

Washington Post

Rick Perry's immigration record: A hard line at the border, a softer touch in Austin

Texas Gov. Rick Perry's ongoing deployment of 1,000 National Guard troops along the Rio Grande may be helpful in his second try for the GOP presidential nomination in 2016. The move also continues a distinctively Texan balancing act on immigration that Perry has been maintaining for well over a decade.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Michael McCaul, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Joaquin Castro, Democrat, Texas Government, Texas, Rick Perry, US Governors

Norwalk Citizen News

Analysis: Kobach at center of Kansas Senate drama

Secretary of State Kris Kobach 's position as chief Kansas elections officer is allowing him to play a marquee role in the political drama surrounding Democrat Chad Taylor's attempt to get off the ballot in the U.S. Senate race. Taylor ended his campaign last week, nudged out of the race against three-term Republican Sen. Pat Roberts by Democrats who viewed independent candidate Greg Orman as the stronger rival and wanted to consolidate most of the anti-Roberts vote behind Orman.

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

The Columbian

Ambrose: Compromise on immigration possible

President Barack Obama wanted to try out another experiment in unilateral government, was persuaded it would hurt Democrats in the coming election, and backed up. The trick he had in mind - finding ways to make some illegal immigrants legal without the approval of Congress - now won't happen until after November.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Barack Obama, Illegal Immigration

The Times

Immigration a hot issue in Louisiana's U.S. Senate raceImmigration a...

Immigration a hot issue in Louisiana's U.S. Senate race Candidates ramp up rhetoric in effort to prove they're tougher on issue than their rivals. Check out this story on shreveporttimes.com: http://www.shreveporttimes.com/story/news/election/2014/09/14/immigration-hot-issue-louisianas-us-senate-race/15619145/ Detained immigrant children line up Wednesday in the cafeteria at Karnes County Residential Center in Karnes City, Texas.

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

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Los Angeles Times

Detention center brings immigration debate to small-town New Mexico

Immigration officials are using part of this federal law enforcement training facility in Artesia, N.M., as a detention center for hundreds of women and children, mostly from Central America. Immigration officials are using part of this federal law enforcement training facility in Artesia, N.M., as a detention center for hundreds of women and children, mostly from Central America.

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Related Topix: Artesia, NM

Fox News

White House reportedly assures Hill lawmakers about executive action this year on immigration reform

FILE: July 31, 2014: Church groups protest against President Obama's immigration policies outside the White House, Washington, D.C. The White House this week assured anxious Hispanic lawmakers on Capitol Hill that President Obama will use executive action before the holiday season closes to reform U.S. immigration law, after breaking his pledge to make changes by the end of summer. The message was delivered in a meeting Thursday with White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough and other administration officials, including domestic policy adviser Cecilia Munoz, a key player for Obama on the issue, according to Politico.

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The Washington Post

Power shift expected in Swedish election

Sweden heads into a parliamentary election on Sunday with polls showing the left-leaning Social Democrats poised to return to power after eight years of center-right rule. That would be a return to normalcy in Swedish politics because the Social Democrats - who built the country's famed welfare state - haven't been in opposition for this long since they first took power in 1920.

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Related Topix: Fredrik Reinfeldt, World News

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