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7 hrs ago | Wilson's Almanac

"Somewhere below pond scum"

Arizona's Sen. Jeff Flake - once a popular senator viewed as a rising star - saw his poll numbers drop to the lowest in the country after he voted against the background checks bill that had overwhelming public support.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller, Representative Dean Heller, Senator Kelly Ayotte

16 hrs ago | World Magazine

Justice Department fast-tracks child immigration cases

Becky McBride met Thursday in New York City with a young woman who recently fled Honduras, where her mother and father abused her and local gangs extorted her and her grandmother.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Bread, Baked Goods, US News, US Senate, Republican, US Politics, John McCain, US House of Representatives

Yesterday | Concord Monitor

Ayotte a target vote for new gun, domestic violence legislation

U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte is the top target in a new push to strengthen federal laws that keep domestic abusers from purchasing guns.

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Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, US Politics, US News, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, Democrat, Amy Klobuchar, New Hampshire, US House of Representatives

Wed Jul 30, 2014

Washington Examiner

Four reasons Harry Reid's ploy to stop a GOP border bill won't work

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is threatening to attach comprehensive immigration reform to targeted legislation intended to address the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Harry Reid, US Senate, Democrat, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio

Center for American Progress

RELEASE: Sen. Flake Skips Hearing on Domestic Violence and Guns; 6 in ...

Six out of ten women who were killed by intimate partners in 2012 were murdered with guns; yet, Sen. Jeff Flake failed to show up at a landmark Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the intersection of gun violence and domestic violence, titled "VAWA Next Steps: Protecting Women from Gun Violence."

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives, Arizona, Arizona Government, Liberal Political News

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Breitbart.com

Senate Democrats Angle for Entire Gang of Eight Bill After Boehner Caves

Senate Democrats are angling to include the entire "Gang of Eight" bill in a conference committee with whatever border crisis bill comes out of Speaker John Boehner's House of Representatives, Politico reports.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain

ThinkProgress

More Than 90 Percent Of Child Migrants With Lawyers Show Up In Immigration Court

"I think the chance of them showing up to a hearing is zero," Sen. Lindsay Graham said earlier this month during a Senate Appropriations Committee hearing.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Liberal Political News

USA Today

Ad pushes 3 GOP senators to back gun restrictions

An advocacy group founded by Michael Bloomberg is out with a chilling new ad designed to get three Republican senators behind legislation that would expand restrictions on domestic abusers from buying guns.

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Related Topix: Michael Bloomberh, US News, US Politics, Senator Kelly Ayotte, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Dean Heller

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Arizona Republic

McCain, Flake introduce bill to stop Glendale casino

McCain, Flake introduce bill to stop Glendale casino The legislation is a companion bill to House Bill 1410, introduced by Rep. Trent Franks Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mX8kIQ The chairman said the casino has been redesigned to fit in architecturally with its surroundings, namely University of Phoenix Stadium.

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Related Topix: Glendale, AZ, US Politics, Trent Franks, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, University of Phoenix, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake

Palladium-Item

Stop this march of children: Stop it now

It is responsible leadership going forward that is in short supply. There is no shortage of mothers and fathers in Washington, D.C., responsible for birthing the policies attracting droves of Central American kids to the Texas border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, Family, Kids, US Politics, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Republican, US House of Representatives

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Babalu Blog

Epic Fail: Sean Penn and other dignitaries attempt to sweet talk...

However, Tesla CEO Elon Musk, Silicon Valley venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar and actor Sean Penn join the long list of dignitaries who have sought to -- unsuccessfully -- reason with the Castro regime for Alan Gross' release.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US House of Representatives, Jesse Jackson, Democrat, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Bernard Sanders, Debbie Stabenow, Republican, Chris Van Hollen

Lucianne.com

Gang of Eight Republicans Promise: We reNot Trying to Sneak Our Bill Through

Gang of Eight Republicans Promise: WeA re Not Trying to Sneak Our Bill Through Breitbart Big Government, by Matthew Boyle Senate "Gang of Eight" Republicans are vowing not to try anything sneaky, as Congress considers legislation to address the border crisis.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, Lindsey Graham, John McCain

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Obama Says U.S. Could Start Limited Refugee Program in Central America

President Barack Obama, second from right, hosts a meeting with El Salvador's President Salvador Sanchez Ceren, left, Guatemala's President Otto Perez Molina, second from left, and Honduras's President Juan Orlando Hernandez.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Jeff Sessions, US Senate, Republican, US House of Representatives, John McCain

The Washington Post

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Maybe we can't reform the whole immigration system, but the startup world just wants this one thing.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Startups, Facebook, Social Software, US Politics, Mark Udall, US News, US Senate, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Senator Mark Udall, Republican

New York Magazine

Honduran Minors May Be Allowed to Apply to Enter the U.S. from Home

It doesn't look like Congress is going to solve the border crisis, or address President Obama's $3.7 billion emergency spending request, before lawmakers head out for a five-week recess at the end of next week, so the White House is floating another potential solution.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, John McCain, Senator Jeff Flake, Sports

Thu Jul 24, 2014

National Review Online

'Gang of Eight' Republicans Won't Permit Border Crisis Trojan Horse

With some Democrats and Republicans alike viewing the border crisis bills as a possible vehicle to pass comprehensive immigration legislation, the Republican members of the Gang of Eight announced their opposition to such a maneuver.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Steve King, Senator Marco Rubio, US Senate, John McCain

Politico

Moderates balk at Senate border bill

Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu will oppose her leadership's border aid package, complicating Senate Democrats' plan to pass the legislation before August recess.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, Mary Landrieu, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Louisiana, Louisiana Government, Republican, US House of Representatives, Senator Mark Begich

Politico

Path to child migrant compromise?

With August looming and Congress deadlocked, the 24-page supplemental spending bill filed Wednesday evening in the Senate may be most important for the structure it provides on how to deal with the child migrant crisis at the border.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US News, US Politics, US Senate, Democrat, Barbara Mikulski, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Republican, US House of Representatives

The Kingman Daily Miner

Split court rulings put Obamacare in the crosshairs again

By Hubble Ray Smith Miner reporter KINGMAN - Conflicting court decisions on the Affordable Care Act issued within hours of each other Tuesday could mean the case is headed to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Tax, Healthcare Law, Law, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Verde Independent

Family politics take center stage over candidate's bid for secretary of state

Wil Cardon's siblings are taking him to court, accusing him of misspending the family's trust funds, at least in part on his political ambitions.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News

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