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The GOP's clueless caucus
They've waxed philosophic about "legitimate rape," reflected on the economic role of "wetbacks" and denounced the actions of "brazen, self-described illegal aliens."
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The Des Moines Register
Iowa Poll: 54% of Iowans favor creating path to citizenship
Most Iowans support greater border security and a path to citizenship for immigrants living in the U.S. illegally, a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll shows.
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Navarette: Immigrant program has its share of problems
Immigrant rights advocates recently marked the one-year anniversary of the government program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
Immigration may be a threat to Republicans, but not to America
June 19, 2013 - Young Irish immigrants, the Atlantic Monthly informed readers in 1896, were "too lazy to work."
House Republican divisions laid bare on immigration reform
Divisions among House Republicans were laid bare on Tuesday as the Judiciary Committee opened its consideration of immigration legislation aimed at boosting interior enforcement.
Has Boehner Agreed to Meet Key Demand of GOP House Members Revolting Over Immigration Push?
JUNE 06: U.S. Speaker of the House Rep. John Boehner speaks during his weekly news conference June 6, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.
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Think back to the dark days of 2009, when school districts in California and across the nation faced dire budget shortfalls.
Boehner Aims to Move Immigration by Capitalizing on a Conservative Rift
John Boehner wants immigration reform to pass. To get it done, the House speaker will have to capitalize on the widening gap among conservatives, and he's preparing the groundwork to do it.
Back to Basics: Immigration Hawks Warn About 'Undocumented Democrats'
The senator from Florida had listened patiently as a panel of hand-picked conservatives, lined up across a long table at the front of the room, took turns speaking about the prospects of immigration reform.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
The Daily American
Farm bill should make more room for hens across the country
The U.S. House of Representatives is gearing up for a big egg fight as early as Wednesday when it takes up the proposed farm bill and whether states can regulate how agricultural products outside its borders are manufactured or raised.
Beck to attend 'Audit the IRS' rally at Capitol
Glenn Beck will speak at rally protesting the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of conservative political groups Wednesday at the U.S. Capitol, the radio host announced Monday.
'No way in hell' will Boehner act against House GOP majority on immigration
Speaker John Boehner , R-Ohio, will not bring a comprehensive immigration reform bill up to a vote on the House floor without the nod from a majority of his Republican colleagues.
Iowa congressman's stance on immigration reform ignores Catholic teaching: Your letters
Congressman Steve King, R-Iowa, a Catholic, states, " The pillars of American exceptionalism will crumble and fall because we will have made massive exceptions to the Rule of Law."
Real Clear Politics
President Rand Paul
It was the first time in recent memory that the Iowa GOP Lincoln Day Dinner sold out nearly two weeks in advance, and it was on the strength of its headliner, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, who, in turn, was invited on the strength of his 13-hour filibuster against the Obama administration's use of drones.
Rubio's Iowa problem
Other than college football and superheroes, I'm not an expert on a whole lot of stuff.
Dome: Trouble for Voller continues to mount
The Rutherford County Democratic Party’s Executive Committee on Thursday passed a resolution calling on Voller to resign, citing “irresponsible and controversial decisions lost the confidence of Democratic voters, elected officials, and longtime financial supporters.” Earlier in the week, Nina Szlosberg-Landis, the party’s vice ... (more)
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Obama’s Epic Intel Failure: FBI Knew Even Earlier Of Boston Jihadists
So it wasn't just strong warnings from Russia and Saudi Arabia, there were other red flags.
Report: Boehner, Rubio huddle on immigration reform
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner met with Sen. Marco Rubio this week to discuss the upcoming congressional debate over immigration reform , sources told Politico.
The Huffington Post
Whole Foods Revises Language Policy After Backlash
Facing threats of national boycotts from Latino groups and a slew of online petitions, Whole Foods announced Friday that the organic grocery chain has revised its employee language policy following the suspension of two Spanish-speaking Albuquerque employees.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
The Fringe Factor
Didn't we go over this already? Apparently the backlash surrounding Missouri Rep. Todd Akin's controversial-and wildly inaccurate--claim that you can't get pregnant from "legitimate rape" didn't make an impact on Trent Franks.