Sunday Aug 3
Obama rejects House GOP immigration bill, calling it 'extreme' and 'unworkable'
President Barack Obama rejected the $694 million House immigration bill sponsored by Republican members of Congress, according to ABC News on Saturday.
Sat Aug 02, 2014
House moves toward vote on border deal
After a day of embarrassing failures, House Republican leadership inched toward bringing a new emergency funding bill for the border crisis to the floor Friday.
Fri Aug 01, 2014
National Review Online
House GOP Reaches Border Deal, but Holdouts Fear Bait-and-Switch
House Republicans are on the cusp of passing a border package that appeared dead Thursday afternoon, as Republican negotiators picked up votes by changing the asylum provisions in the bill and restoring the anti-DACA language preferred by Senator Ted Cruz and Representative Marsha Blackburn .
Rep. John Carter says fight for new immigration bill is worth it
Even with the president against it and the Senate gone, representatives say passing this new immigration bill is worth it.
House to Vote Tonight on Revised U.S. Border Funding Plan
The House will vote tonight on a revised plan to address the influx of thousands of children at the U.S.-Mexico border, a day after a revolt by some Republican members forced cancellation of an earlier vote.
House GOP Aims To Pass Funding For Border Crisis, Then Gut Dreamer Protections
The House is expected to vote later Friday on a reworked and even more conservative package to address the ongoing border crisis, with measures that would speed up deportations and a separate vote to end a policy that protects from deportation undocumented young people with long-standing ties to the U.S. Then they'll leave Washington, having ... (more)
House GOP Wrangles Over Border Crisis Bill
Speaker of the House John Boehner of Ohio, walks past reporters following a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, to discuss the border crisis.
Conservatives Warm to New Border Package
A House GOP aide familiar with negotiations told CQ Roll Call the plan being discussed inside this morning's closed-door House GOP conference meeting will include changes to the 2008 trafficking law that resemble language in legislation introduced recently by Reps.
House GOP talks new border bill
After a day of embarrassing failures, House Republican leadership will present a new border security bill Friday morning, which further tightens a 2008 trafficking law.
Thu Jul 31, 2014
House Leaders Postpone Border Supplemental, Delay Recess, Blame Obama
House GOP leaders ditched their plans to vote on a border supplemental Thursday after failing to secure the votes to pass it - but plan to try again Friday before jetting out of town for the August recess.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Roger Williams Makes Play for NRCC Chairman
Freshman Rep. Roger Williams of Texas is gunning to challenge current National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Greg Walden's bid for a second term and is actively seeking meetings with members for his bid, CQ Roll Call has learned.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
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.
Big week in House on border crisis
House Republicans fear the backlash. They know their summer will be long if they cannot pass a bill to deal with the influx of migrant children at the Texas-Mexico border.